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Oct 1, 2019

Few fields are evolving as quickly as the field of genetics. Emily Wyatt found her calling in genetics while working in Miami University’s Killian Neurobiology Lab, where she studies a protein that is known to be a possible leading cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her work has earned her a Howard Hughes Internship Award and she represented Miami at the 2019 International Emory Global Health Case Competition.

On this episode, Emily talks about her research experience, career opportunities, and how others can follow a similar path into this growing field.

Featured Majors: Biology, Bioinformatics

Featured Internships & Awards: Howard Hughes Internship Award, The International Emory Global Health Case Competition.

Featured Organizations: Killian Neurobiology Lab, The Genetics Club