Spotlight: Yvette Rugeley

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Yvette Rugeley with the Vaccine Research Center.

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Yvette Rugeley

Yvette Rugeley

Name: Yvette Rugeley

Title: Project Coordinator

Department: Molecular Virology and Microbiology – Vaccine Research Center

How long have you been at BCM? 9 years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Having a wonderful group of people to work with each day

Where were you born? Texas

What is your favorite kind of food? Seafood

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? BB’s Cafe – po’boy and seafood gumbo combo

What’s on your music playlist? Sam Cook, K’Jon

What is your dream vacation? Alaska cruise

What is your favorite TV show? “Chopped”

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that …. love reading children’s books to my grandchildren.

What are some of your personal hobbies? Watching old movies, shopping and napping

Last book you read? “Bark, George” by Jules Feiffer and the Anne of Green Gables Collection

Last movie you saw? “Jurassic Park”

Any kids? Pets? Three sons; no pets