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Taylor is a second year PhD student in the Department of Chemistry. Her research focuses on post-translational modifications of tau protein, involved in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Prior to Penn, Taylor earned a BS in Chemistry and a BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. At Penn, she has been a TA for General Chemistry courses and won a departmental teaching award. She also worked for CTL as a TA Trainer, designing and leading sections of the Grading in the Sciences and Quantitative Social Sciences workshop during CTL TA Training 2023. Taylor is passionate about the interdisciplinary nature of the sciences and the humanities and finding ways to connect people and topics in the classroom.