Nimaya De Silva

Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy SynBio

Nimaya is a second year bachelor of health sciences student at the University of Calgary. The following year Nimayas fifth year being involved in iGEM, after being a team member on the Lethbridge High School iGEM team for three years, and a member of the Calgary 2019 iGEM Team last year.

“IGEM opened up many paths, allowing me to gain new skills, make connections and become inspired with the biotechnology industry. I became a geekStarter mentor to give back to the community, and be the role models and advisors I had as a high school student that made iGEM the exhilarating experience it was.”