Emily Sun

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is a rising sophomore at Columbia University majoring in Neuroscience. She enjoys editing articles for the Columbia Science Review, conducting research, and working with children/families. Her most recent project found links between the GLP-1 receptor, a protein mainly involved in controlling blood sugar levels, and the mediation of Parkinson’s Disease symptoms in mice. In the past, she was notably recognized by the Siemens competition for her contributions to cancer research. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, playing tennis, and baking outrageous amounts of pastries.

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

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