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Emily Vonderhaar


Emily Vonderhaar

G3 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information



BS, Biology, Nutritional Science, Iowa State University, 2014

Faculty Advisor

Michael Dwinell, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

Research Interests

Cancer Immunology; Tumor Microenvironment

Research Experience

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at UT Southwestern, Department of Radiation Oncology
Project: Molecular biology research

Internship at Iowa State University
Project: Designed and performed a study to investigate the effects of S-adenosylmethionine on folate, homocysteine and methyl group metabolism in rats induced to become type 1 diabetic.

General Interests

Traveling and yoga