Rebecca is a research intern in the Lim lab through the PVARF summer internship program. She is a senior at the University of Portland, majoring in Biochemistry. She has previously worked on research projects in the fields of mathematical epidemiology and natural product biochemistry at the University of Portland. A native of Minnesota, she enjoys exploring Portland and the wilderness of the Pacific NW in her free time. She intends to pursue her MD after finishing her undergraduate degree.