Social media spotlight: Isaiah Mansour
Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut
I’m a marine science major with a dual concentration in marine biology and aquaculture, and for two years I was vice president of student entertainment. I enjoy playing music, reading, meditation and being outside. I’m researching human pharmaceutical uses of marine invertebrates. I’ve always been fascinated by marine life and how marine animals have developed biological approaches to survival that can be used to inspire or directly enhance human medical treatments. UMaine provides exceptional opportunities for students to engage in their interests and explore their passions; I plan to be a research assistant, then go to graduate school for a Ph.D.