HIREC Staff: Julie Hom
►Where are you from originally, and where did you go to school?
I’m from Southern California.
►What is your HIREC position and what do you enjoy about your work?
I am an analyst and I enjoy working on projects where I can help to analyze business processes, data, and systems to help meet business needs.
►Why did you decide to work in scientific research?
I’ve always been interested in learning about how things work. I sorta fell into working in the clinical/scientific research field and found that it was something that I enjoyed doing.
►When not working, what are your favorite hobbies/activities?
When not working, I enjoy gardening. I’m working on building a collection of fruit trees. So far I have mango, cherry, pomegranate, apple, logan, pomelo, persimmon, passion fruit, grapes, raspberry, blackberry, strawberry, tangerine, cherimoya and avocado.