Lola Eniola-Adefeso: Finding Hope in Research

“We should all have hope because despite what you hear and what you see, there is an incredible amount of brain power going to research in viruses and viral infections, even the science of tracking how virus spread, those are all things that are going on now in ways in which we have not seen in the history of this country.“

CEW+ Podcast: Strength in the Midst of Change

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Lola Eniola-Adefeso, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor, Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Education, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, College of Engineering. Lola shares how her interest in biology and medicine led her to her current career in science and engineering and talks about how findings in her recent research might be helpful in the fight against COVID-19.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people. Originally created to document the challenges resulting from COVID-19, CEW+ has expanded the podcast to include stories of combating racism through individual and organizational action. This podcast will continue to evolve as societal challenges shift over time.

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Image credit: Hanieh Safari, Eniola-Adefeso Lab, University of Michigan