Kiera Sapp

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Kiera Sapp, class of 2017, is a Biochemistry major. On campus, Kiera works in a research lab in the biology department studying fruit fly metamorphosis, and she enjoys movie nights and attending improv comedy shows with friends. She has enjoyed summer research opportunities at UMass Medical School studying stress granule formation in relation to ALS and at MIT studying programmed cell death and using molecular cloning techniques to make a novel GFP reporter. Kiera can be found in the Info Commons of the library most days of the week, and she prides herself in maintaining the residence hall room that her friends migrate to for homework each evening.