Emily Zhen is a student at the University of Pennsylvania studying in the Vagelos Life Sciences & Management dual degree program, graduating in 2018. She is pursuing a degree in Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences and a degree in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Management in the Wharton School. Her current role at the CDCN includes assisting with the organization and coordination of research team efforts, including coordinating team meetings, onboarding new team members, tracking research metrics, and streamlining research team projects. She is deeply inspired by the mission of CDCN and hopes to play a role in helping to find a cure as soon as possible.