George Jules, PhD

George Jules
Peer Mentor since 2009



George E. Jules is currently a PhD candidate at Meharry Medical College in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology.  His research focus explores the effect of Benzo(a)pyrene (B[a]P) on the development and function of the cardiovascular system of prenatally exposed Long Evans Hooded rat offspring.  Mr. Jules attended the University of the Virgin Islands and received his B.A. in Biology. He remained on the island of St. Thomas for seven years where he worked as an electrician.  He later relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue his graduate studies at Meharry Medical College.  Mr. Jules’ academic achievements are reflected in the many awards he has received over the years which include several travel awards for presentations at scientific meetings such as the Gordon Research Conference (2005, 2008), Experimental Biology (2005, 2008), The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting (2002, 2005, 2009) and a Leadership and Performance Award (2002).


Mentor's Motivational Message


Contact Information

Affiliation:  Graduate Student
Institution/Address:  Neuroscience
 Meharry Medical College
 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Blvd
 Nashville, TN 37208
Phone:   270.305.9458
Fax:  615.327.6632
Email:  gejules@gmail.com
FASEB Society Member:  APS
Scientific Discipline:  Neuroscience
ABRCMS 2011 Mentor:  YES












Breaking the Ice - George's "Q&A"

 Who is the most relevant person in our time?

 My mother.

 What is the most honest thing you have done?

 Tell the truth, especially when it hurts because a lie won't help.

 On what basis do you select your friends?  Why?

  Honesty... because it helps prevent misunderstandings.

 If you could choose to be an animal, what animal would you choose to be?  Why? 

 A black panther... because it is beautiful, strong and fearless.

 What is your concept of a fruitful day?

 Being able to achieve a few of the many goals I set for the day.

    What is your favorite sport?


 What do you think the most ultimate gift in the world is? 

 Life... being able to create or save a life.

 What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up?


 My biggest pet peeve is... 

 ... People telling me what I think and what I am trying to say.