Degree(s): 
H.B.S., Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Minor(s): 
Spanish

After graduation, Isabel intends on taking a gap year before applying to medical school. During the year off Isabelle will be working as a Research Coordinator (Research Assistant 2) for the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).

Thesis: Short-Term Lipid Overload in Skeletal Muscle Induces Mild Mitochondrial Membrane Depolarization as a Stimulus for Autophagy Activation