Class of 2024
University Scholar

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Majors: Chemistry and Computer Science
Minor: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Nadeska is a Latina first-generation student of Nicaraguan heritage. She has a passion for biochemical research and has been an undergraduate research assistant in the Hargrove Lab since the summer after her freshman year. She wants to pursue a career as a biochemist/scientist. She has also been a TA for the computer science department since the beginning of her junior year. During her free time, Nadeska likes to go on runs around campus and participate in service-based extracurriculars. She is a part of GANO and FEMMES+. She is also serving as President of Bull City Scholars, a student group committed to working with children in under-resourced middle schools in Durham.