On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, G. Booker wrote:

"[..]
I'm a PhD student in biomedical engineering. [..]"

Dear G. Booker,

If I remember correctly, Preben Randhol ( WWW.PVV.org/~randhol/Contact/ ) 
used Ada for a biological Ph.D. but I do not know whether his field is 
similar to yours.

Good luck,
Colin Paul