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Student Spotlight:

Meet Emily Smith

Emily Smith in a pink camisole smiling in front of a field

Emily is this year's University of Maryland Founder's Week Student of the Year. As a PhD candidate in the Molecular Microbiology and Immunology program, she works in the lab of Dr. Eileen Barry in the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health. Besides her work in the lab, she devotes her time to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion amongst members of the university and Baltimore community.

The Graduate Program in Life Sciences is proud to have her as one of our students!

More information on Emily's accomplishments and work in the UMB community can be found here.

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