Mackenzie Long

Mackenzie Long

Hometown: Savannah, Georgia

High School: Savannah Country Day School

I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry with a Specialization in Biochemistry and conducting research under the mentorship of Dr. James Landers, UVA Department of Chemistry. My current research project focuses on the optimization of DNA quantification in saliva samples employing the Pinwheel Assay, an analytical technique developed in the Landers’ laboratory.

Following graduation, I will attend the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall of 2014.