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Josselyn Pena

Josselyn Peña earned her BS in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine and is a 6th year PhD candidate in the Immunology program working in Sheri Krams’s lab. Her thesis focuses on understanding the natural killer cell response to Epstein-Barr virus by using a high dimensional approach for characterizing activated natural killer cells. Outside of the lab, Josselyn is also passionate about social justice and outreach and has taken on various leadership roles through the Biomedical Association for the Interests of Minority Students (BioAIMS) and the Stanford Future Advancers of Science and Technology (FAST) program. Josselyn is a fan of boba, cats, showing everyone pictures of her cat, trying new baking recipes, long walks on the beach, and science (in that order).