Elise Mead '13


Major: Biochemistry and Spanish
Hometown: Andover, MN

My fellowship experience:
I loved the city of Baltimore and the self-directed and independent nature of my work. I learned that I could make it in a big city on my own for the first time and I made a lot of wonderful friends. My mentor took me to some fabulous restaurants to try new foods and to get to know the other people in the lab. It was a great experience 

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View Elise's Cornell Fellows Showcase presentation here.

Elise Mead '13

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Kao Fellow in Medical Biotechnology

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Aims of the Fellowship
Develop an emission ratiometric fluorescent indicator for calcium ions that absorbs visible light.

Faculty Sponsor: Craig Tepper