Raised in Raleigh, Elizabeth attended Benedictine College in Kansas, earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. Her research experience includes ecology, conservation, neuroscience, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity. She is currently the lab manager/research technician for the Gaddameedhi lab. Her main research focus is environmental pollutants effects on the circadian clock and immune system. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing sports, socializing with friends and family, hanging out with her dog, and camping.