Emily Hicks is an early career scientist, interested in ADME field. She graduated with a B.S. in Biochemical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 2018. She participated in undergrad research her senior year, which peaked her interest in laboratory work and prompted her pivot from engineering. After an industrial internship focused culturing mesenchymal stem cells for R&D and clinical use, she started in the Lampe lab in September 2019. Emily has several different projects in the Lampe lab, including SARS-CoV-2 main protease inhibition and kinetic assays and cryopreserved hepatocyte induction experiments. Outside the lab, Emily enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their cats, crafting and painting, hiking, and paddle boarding.