Loyola University Chicago

University Staff Council

September 2015

Patricia Simms

Title/s:  Flow Cytometry Specialist

Email: psimms@luc.edu


Department/School/Division: Research Services
Health Sciences Campus
Years at Loyola: 27

What is your favorite thing about working at Loyola?
People from all different positions- graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff and faculty-are trained and work in the FACS Facility. Together we discover  new scientific data and form new relationships.

What is your most memorable achievement as a Loyola employee?
My most memorable achievement was designing a method of detecting uptake of exosomes, and being able to transfer that technique to several different projects.

What does Loyola's mission mean to you?
Rigorous scientific training along with cultivating a heart of compassion prepare the scientists of tomorrow to live extraordinary lives.

What motivates you to succeed each and every day?
I have a position which challenges me, allows me to works with a variety of scientists and rewards me with satisfaction in many ways. I always tell people that I have the best job at Loyola.

Tell us how you show your Rambler pride.
I do the best that I can for Loyola.

Tell us something most people at Loyola would be surprised to know about you.
I look forward to winter. I really love snow and cold weather.