Lorel Shaw, Gosnell/Zarnoch Lab (Class of 2019)

BS Candidate, Biochemistry, Keuka College

Lorel is pursuing a BS in Biochemistry with a minor in mathematics at Keuka College. She is from a small town in upstate New York, which is where her passion for the environment began. The institution she attends places emphasis on experiential learning in order to provide experience that will help in future careers. Lorel has interacted with many professionals across a variety of scientific fields and intends to apply these lessons to her future research and education. These experiences have given her the tools necessary for a future in preserving the natural world and to have the most impact on the conservation of the environment. She intends on furthering her education by earning a PhD in environmental sciences at Cornell University or Columbia.