Emily Lehrman was a graduate student in the Program in Neuroscience at Harvard. She is originally from California and graduated with a B.S. in Biological Sciences with Honors from Stanford University in 2005. After college, she spent two years working in the lab of Dr. Kang Shen at Stanford, focusing on the study of synapse assembly in C. elegans. She joined the Stevens lab in 2008 and is interested in studying neuro-immune interactions during development.