Isabella Lassalle

Premedical High School Liaison

Isabella Lassalle (she/her/hers) is currently a second year at the University of California, Berkeley majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a concentration in Neurobiology, and minoring in Data Science. She joined the Berkeley branch of AMWA her second semester of college, and has come to love the supportive community of women. Originally joining the Childhood Nutrition Committee, she now serves as Program Director of the chapter. Outside of AMWA, she is involved in research in a lab that studies the origin of sleep in the jellyfish Cassiopea Xamachana and previously analyzed EEG waveforms at an Alzheimer’s Disease lab. She is a mentor for ULAB, an undergraduate laboratory group in Public Health working on writing a paper and data analysis between the correlation of sleep quality and dementia. She is passionate about the intersection between technology and medicine, and hopes to pursue an MD-PhD after graduation. As a passionate advocate for equality in medicine, as High School Liaison she aims to bridge the gap between college and high school for students who aspire to go to medical school, fostering an inclusive environment from the beginning for all female-identifying students.