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Academic Scholarship Award

Academic Scholarship Award

Grace Lee  B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Grace Lee spent most of her childhood in South Korea until she arrived in State College while in seventh grade. She is a Schreyer Honors student with a passion and interest in neuroscience research and medicine. Since her sophomore year, Grace has worked in a neuroscience lab and has published research work in the scientific journal, Cell Stem Cell, as a fifth author. During the summers, she participated in research internships at the Penn State College of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. At Penn State, Grace has served as a student coordinator for the Asian American Students in Action (AASIA) mentoring program and the Schreyer Honors College Career Development team. Following graduation this summer, Grace will pursue her goal of becoming a physician-scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.