Stacy is a doctoral student in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics (BMB) graduate program at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in many areas of research from organic synthesis, cancer biology, prion disease, and vaccine immunology. Stacy looks forward to helping accelerate research efforts that will find missing links and identify the driver immunological responses that lead to Castleman Disease. Stacy graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a BS in Biochemistry. Her dream is to open her own foundation or clinic in the future to help underserved communities. In her free time, Stacy enjoys cooking, reading, making boba drinks, painting with gouache or acrylic, sewing, and hiking.