Lauren was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., and received her undergraduate degree in biology in December 2015 from Purdue University. In January of this year, she began graduate school at Savannah State University studying marine science. Lauren is working on Marc’s doliolid project.
Lauren enjoys cycling, hiking and watching movies.
“I am really excited to be here at Skidaway,” Lauren said. “Everyone is kind and treats me like family. I could not have imagined a better place to do research.”