Emily attended Williams College, where she received a BA with highest honors in Biology for her senior thesis investigating sequence and context influences on nucleosome positioning in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Following graduation in 2016, she joined the Broad Institute Cancer Program as a research associate. She left the Broad in 2018 to enroll in the MD/PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where she is currently a student. When not experimenting in lab, Emily also enjoys experimenting in baking, to the skepticism but eventual delight of her labmates. She is also an avid runner.