Emiko Schwab is a senior biology major from Garden Grove, California. She joined the TEDx team in hopes to curate an event that was diverse in terms of experiences, majors, cultures and beyond- an event that connects both the arts and the sciences. On campus she does genetic research in the Moore Laboratory of Zoology on the New World Jays and has participated in the Summer Research Program at Oxy. Along with this she is a Teaching Assistant in the Biology Department. Her favorite TED talk is by Adam Savage and is called, How Simple Ideas lead to Scientific Discoveries. Outside of Oxy Emiko likes to ice skate, eat at Curry House and spend time with her family.