Michael PajorStudent University of Illinois College of Medicine PeoriaClass of 2020
Cancer biology and tumor metabolism
Michael Pajor is a member of the Class of 2020. He graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2016, receiving a BS in molecular and cellular biology and chemistry. His research background is in biochemistry and molecular biology, most recently focusing on investigating the metabolism of brain tumor cells. Outside of research, Michael is active as a peer educator for first- and second-year students and the vice-president of the Emergency Medicine Interest Group. He hopes to incorporate his passion for teaching and research as elements of his future career in medicine.