Simon Fraser University

Andy (Guan Xiang) Zeng

Centennial Secondary School
Nominated by: 
Terry Temlett
Nominated in: 
2013
Program: 
Science
Coquitlam, BC

Media Mentions:

Blog posts: 

Mitochondrial Genetics and Espresso Shots

Winter 2014

This past summer, I did an internship at the Genome Sciences Centre (in the BC Cancer Agency) under Dr.

– by Andy (Guan Xiang) Zeng • Schulich Leader at Simon Fraser University

An Amazing Year

Spring 2014

My second semester has been an amazing end to my first year at SFU.

– by Andy (Guan Xiang) Zeng • Schulich Leader at Simon Fraser University

Balance

Fall 2013

Having completed 4 consecutive days of final exams, I not only feel a tremendous burden lifted from my shoulders, but also immense appreciation for

– by Andy (Guan Xiang) Zeng • Schulich Leader at Simon Fraser University

Q&A with
Andy (Guan Xiang)
:

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?

Science

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

My answer to this would have to be a tie between two quotes, taken from vastly different sources:

 "Youth is the time for any extraordinary toil" - Book VII, The Republic
"Why persevere when you can be passionate?" - Graffiti on a bathroom stall at SFU

What is a little known fact about you?

When I immigrated to Canada at age 4, my mother asked me what I wanted my English name to be. With the utmost enthusiasm, I replied: "Buzz Lightyear!" 

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

My scientific pursuits outside of school, commitment to improving the lives of others, and passion for knowledge define me and motivate me towards success.