Harrison School of Pharmacy

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Mary Smith Mary Smith
Degree Program: M.S., Pharmacology
Anticipated Completion: 2017
Advisor: Dr. Peter Panizzi
Email: mcs0022@auburn.edu

Curriculum Vitae

A.A., Chemical Engineering - Northwest Florida State, 2010
B.S., Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Pharmacy - Auburn, 2014

Research Areas:

  • Cancer Detection
  • Tumor Progression

Mary Smith, a native of Niceville, Florida, graduated from Northwest Florida State College Collegiate High School with honors. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Pharmacy at Auburn University’s College of Science and Mathematics in 2014. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Smith pursued undergraduate research analyzing organic marine compounds in the lab of Dr. Angela Calderon.

Her undergraduate research led to her desire to study further by pursuing a M.S. degree in Pharmacology under Dr. Peter Panizzi. Smith’s interests in Pharmacology research include cancer biology and the use of novel imaging techniques to detect metastatic disease in vivo using MSOT (Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography).

Last Updated: March 8, 2017