Laura Satterfield joined the Rosenzweig lab as a Ph.D. student in the summer of 2017. Her research is on fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy for the purpose of measuring the adsorption of proteins onto quantum dots. Laura graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Chemistry from UMBC in December 2016 and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society the following Spring. Prior to Laura’s time at UMBC, she earned a B.M. in Music Education as magna cum laude from Shenandoah University, and taught piano for a few years.