Marrielle Santiago is a third year Neuroscience major with Professional Writing and Chemistry minors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has done research in a Neurology lab for two years. She also has done a Professional Writing internship at the University of South Alabama's Office of Research and Economic Development. Just like her academic pursuits, her interests are also very diverse. She is passionate about STEM outreach and has helped facilitate a city-wide middle school math tournament as Outreach Coordinator. She is also an active member of her university's Students Affiliates American Chemical Society and has served as a Chemistry Teaching Assistant for all three years she has been at university. Outside of academics, she participates in many cultural societies around campus. Her hobbies include running, reading, hiking, and napping.