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About Elizabeth Wait

Elizabeth Wait is native to South Florida and graduated rank 1 from Santaluces Community High School in Lake Worth. She is currently a sophomore in the Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida pursuing a B. S. in Biotechnology, with a minor in Cognitive Science. She plans on earning a Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience. She is currently published in the field of combustion kinetics, but she plans on using these molecular modelling skills in understanding and treating degenerative diseases of the nervous system.


January 2017 Present Teaching Assistant, University of Central Florida Psychology
October 2015 Present Research Assistant, University of Central Florida NanoScience Technology Center

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • Provost Scholar
  • Third Place Undergraduate Poster Presenter at Nano Florida 2016
  • RAMP Scholar
  • UCF Undergraduate Research Initiative Fall 2016 Awardee


August 2015 Present Major: Biotechnology, Minor: Cognitive Science, University of Central Florida