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Emily Wiljer

Summer Research Trainee
Faculty of Science, UBC

Emily is an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science at UBC, with a specialty in microbiology. She is joining Dr. Felsky’s lab as a summer Research Trainee. Her project focuses on the role of genetics in both physical and cognitive longevity.

Emily is interested in the interaction between both gross and fine motor activity and cognitive health, and how that interaction can be applied to predicting age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s. She continues to pursue the connection between genetics and longevity on a large scale.

Emily Wiljer
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