Student Profile May 2016: Juan Nogues

Juan Nogues is dedicated to using the skills that he has gained as a first-generation college student to further cancer treatment.

As a child, Nogues lost his grandmother to cancer, which was followed by his grandfather’s diagnosis of lung cancer. Since then, Nogues — a Florida State University senior majoring in biochemistry — has been dedicated to learning the tools necessary to enter the field of drug development and help find a cure for cancer.