Kate received a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Colorado School of Mines. She is entering IQ Biology through the Department of Applied Mathematics. Kate completed her first lab rotation in Dr. Dan Larremore's lab in the Department of Computer Science. She completed her second lab rotation with Dr. Nancy Rodriguez in the Department of Applied Mathematics. Kate completed her third lab rotation in Dr. Sara Sawyer's lab in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. For her team rotation, Kate worked with three other IQ Biology students on 'Team Virus' and Dr. Sawyer, Dr. Larremore and Dr. Diamond were their advisors.