Damien Bérubé
Damien Bérubé
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Montréal, Canada
High School: John Abbott College
Event: Sprints

2017

   SEASON BESTS

  • 100m: 12.36 at SCIAC Multi-Dual #3 (vs. CU, WC, ULV, PP at Pomona-Pitzer)
  • 200m: 25.69 at PLNU Invite
  • Pole Vault: 2.30m/7'6.50" at SCIAC Multi-Dual #2 (vs. CMS, UR at Redlands)

Research and STEM Activities
Developed and optimized the synthesis of aza-peptides with possible use to treat macular degeneration...Write-up of the synthesis pathway for the different derivatives synthesized to be used in an upcoming article (with Université de Montréal's William Lubell)...Characterized an antibody which targets a particular receptor at the surface of noiceptors (pain-sensing neurons) which are suspected of being involved in noiceptive mechanosensation....Characterized the efficency of various strains of viruses for mice transfection with Reza Sharif at McGill University...Developed a mission concept for the exploration of Martian lava tubes...Invstigating LIBS and the ChemCam instrument on the curiostiy rover with Richard Leville at McGill University. 

Prior to Caltech 
Governor General Award...Dean's List and Honor Roll...Honours mentions in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and French...English Honor's Portfolio...School Science Prize...Silver Medal in High School Sprints.

Personal
Son of Cécile Combret, Jean-Noël Bérubé...Has one half-brother Benjamin Taschereau