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Michael Choi

Michael Choi

Director | Illumina | Class of 2000

Five “incredible” memories Michael Choi (BS ’00, chemistry) cherishes most from his four years at Illinois:

— “All-nighters in Roger Adams Lab with Professor Peter Petillo working on GD Contrast Agents,” Illumina’s head of EMEA financial planning and analysis says from the UK.

— “Professor Stephen Zumdahl’s Chem 101 Experiment Day.”

— “Murphy’s, where I enjoyed a burger, fries and Blue Moon with orange — multiple times a week.

— “Hanging with my friends and roommates in an apartment on Stoughton in Urbana.

— “Ultimate fighting, boxing and wrestling on the ninth floor at the Florida Avenue Residence Hall as a freshman."