Massachusetts, 2014

Current place of residence: Cambridge, MA

University: Harvard University

Other Information: Elizabeth H. Byrne, Cambridge, is a Harvard senior majoring in human developmental and regenerative biology.  She has done extensive research and clinical work at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Ragon Institute and the Broad Labs, as well as at the Center for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa.  Elizabeth has published in Science, Nature and Cell, and been a leader at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter and on the Harvard Science Review.  She is also an avid field hockey player and ran the Boston Marathon to raise money in support of pediatric oncology.