Lorraine Horwitz

Lorraine Horwitz rolls up her sleeves and gets to work!

Each year, women gather and roll up their sleeves as "Rosie the Riveter."  One of the largest gatherings ever acheived by the Yankee Air Museum at EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, MI broke the world record in 2017. 

Share the most exciting thing you enjoy about your research?

The translational potential, I hope that the basic research I'm doing now may one day lead to the development of treatments in the future.

What makes humans special? What's our biggest flaw?

Compassion; greed

What would you tell your high school self if you could go back in time?

Life passes quickly, enjoy every day of it.

What person in your life was the strongest influence on you choosing your career path? Why?

I think all of my mentors from undergraduate research, to PREP, to graduate school have all influenced my career trajectory.

What’s your greatest life lesson?

Make the most out of every day, from work to play, give it your all.

What are your hobbies?

Plants, cats, running/walks, rock climbing, baking, cooking, and spending time with friends.

What are your aspirations?

Be kind, be helpful, and do good science!