February 25th, 2022

Alumni spotlight: Ava Hanadel

While carrying out research on the ISS means conducting groundbreaking science, our proudest achievement is in working with the bright and curious students who participate in our program. Today, we're catching up with Ava Hanadel, who was named a Finalist in our 2020 contest.

Ava Hanadel.jpeg GiS-8 alum Ava Hanadel

Current role: Freshman pursuing architecture or psychology at McGill University

Career goal: Pursuing research on the use of sustainable architecture to fight homelessness in urban areas

"My favorite Genes in Space memories are all the late nights spent laughing with my mentor, and the excitement of the actual presentation day."