Elizabeth “Lizzy” Terrell began the Hood College Master’s in Biomedical Science program in the fall of 2013 and is a truly exemplary student and classroom leader. When speaking of Lizzy’s work on her thesis project, her NCI mentor, Dr. Susan Morrison states: “Lizzy Terrell is one of the most talented young scientists that I have had the privilege to work with. She is bright, articulate, and sets high standards for herself both in the quality of her work and in her thinking about scientific problems. She embarks on a research career with outstanding potential.” The BMS Faculty at Hood concur and look forward to reading the great scientific advances Lizzy will make throughout her career. Lizzy also the won Hood’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition.