Emily is a current PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Program at Northwestern University. She earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of New Mexico—Albuquerque. Her dissertation research focuses on understanding mechanisms of spindle formation and chromosome segregation in female reproductive cells.
While at Northwestern, Emily participated in the Management for Scientist and Engineers Certificate Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. Additionally, she is heavily involved in graduate student life on campus, serving as President of both her program student group, IBiS Student Organization, and campus-wide student group, NU Graduate Student Association.