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Elise Munoz

Elise MunozElise is a junior at the University of Arizona majoring in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Applied Mathematics where she is a Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) scholar. Elise works in a molecular and cellular biology lab under Dr. Daniela Zarnescu where she focuses on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. She is also an active member of Camp Wildcat, a student-run organization that takes underprivileged youth on camping trips to promote general success. Elise hopes on pursuing a graduate degree and continuing research in the field of neurodegenerative diseases.