Eden grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah where she was surrounded by mountains and was a short drive away from six ski resorts. Her fascination for science started at a young age when she noticed that ice floats. She moved to Eugene in 2015 where she is pursuing a B.S. in Biology and minors in chemistry and Spanish at the University of Oregon. Eden is interested in infectious diseases and host-microbe interactions; she is excited to begin a project of her own. When she’s not at school or lab, Eden enjoys skiing, dancing, and spending time with cats.