Elena was a visiting scholar in the lab from June 2017 to May 2018 under the PennPREP post-baccalaureate program. She graduated from at Calumet College of Saint Joseph with a B.S. in Biomedical Science. Elena performed neurodegenerative disease research at Calumet College of Saint Joseph and at the University of Michigan with Peter Todd. She is a first-generation college graduate from Chicago. In the past, Elena ran a few Chicago marathons, but now, during her free time, she likes to go on Netflix marathons. Elena went on to pursue her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.







Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania