Emily FitzmeyerGraduate Assistant Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology
Fitz earned her BA in biology from Saint Anselm College where she studied bacteriophage as potential antibiotic alternatives. Upon receiving her degree she worked as a postbac at Rocky Mountain Laboratories studying the interactions between emerging flaviviruses and the innate immune response. She joined the Ebel lab in March 2020 where she currently works on SARS-CoV-2 surveillance efforts. She is interested in studying virus evolution, specifically what evolutionary factors govern virus emergence and pathogenicity.