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Meet the Neuroscientist Elena Betancourt

Elena is a great scientist. She learned English when she arrived in the US as a teenager. You will love all the amazing work she does with DNA tests.

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Future: Doctor
Really a great example as professional and as person! I feel inspired
Future: Doctor
I like when she says \that is my lab\"! I want to work in such great environment. Finally real careers and real people."
Future: Doctor
To be able to be part of a new medicine or drug discovery is an amazing fact. This career is among those which keep alive the WOW factor, a necessary ingredient to be a happy worker.
Future: Doctor
Elena is great and humble :) she says she is associate scientist but I think she can be very well a scientist! What an amazing career
Future: Doctor
I have seen on TV (Forensic Files) something about amplification of DNA but I did not understand the process. Finally Elena in this interview explains what it is and why its done. I want to be a forensic investigator with a solid scientific base like Elena. "
Future: Doctor
Elena you are a great example for me! I cannot believe you didnt speak English until you were 18 years old and you became a phenomenal scientist and professional. I too have some difficulties with English but I hope to be able to make it as you did!"
Future: Doctor
You can do anyting and achive anything if belive you can do it and if it really makes you happpy.
Future: Scientist
i learned if you believe in yourself your dreams will come to you. it will make you happy
Future: Venture Capitalist
I learned that you ha e to believe in yourself
Future: Scientist
I learned that Elena's career is really hard. I have a dream career that is similar to hers.
Future: Scientist
Yo aprendi qué Elena estudio mucho para la Carrera que esta en.
Future: Doctor
u learned that Elena's career is hard.I have a dream career that was that hard.
Future: Doctor
I learned that her job is very interesting.
Future: Doctor
Neuroscientists have to learn a lot about the human brain.
Future: Designer
elena is the best
Future: Pharmaceutical Drug Development
I learned that Elena moved to the U.S.A at the age of 18 and had to read books with a dictionary to learn English. I learned nothing is impossible.
Future: Scientist
that nothing is impossible
Future: Doctor
I have learn that It was Elena at first when she came to the USA because she did not really know English and she have can was she was turning 18.and when she was in high school she took a call and now is is doing pretty well doing her DNA test.
Future: Doctor
learned that everything is posible
Future: Doctor
I learned that Elena is a Neuroscientist
Future: Doctor
I love this program because is the best
jr2209
I learned that Elena is a scientist about DNA.I learned that she studied English when she arrived at US.
Future: Electrical Engineer
I learned that Elena is a scientist about DNA.I learned that she studied English when she arrived at US.
Future: Doctor
that IS cool stuff she does with DNA
Future: Electrical Engineer
i learn that she does dna tests and came to the usa as teen
Future: Doctor
what elena does at work
Future: Chemical Engineer
She shows that you don't have to find your path in life too early. Elena wanted to be a scientist when she was in college. This video is very inspirational!
Future: Doctor
This video shows what Elena does at her workplace everyday.