Sarah Mullinax

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Sarah's research investigates the evolution of the Drosophila (fruit fly) immune system. More specifically, on how changes in antimicrobial peptides over time can affect the immune response of the organizm. 

Her career aspirations are to be involved in a startup biotechnology company from an early point in development. The SEARCH Symposium will provide the unique opportunity to learn about careers paths and areas that I may not have considered before.


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