Ashley Brunson

University of Southampton Postgraduate Award - Genetics

Ashley graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2021. She conducted research in the fields of both biochemistry and public health during her time at the University of South Carolina. This, combined with her studies of biochemistry and molecular biology, have prompted Ashley’s interest in research pertaining to the manifestation of cancer from a molecular and genomic level to a societal level. Ashley will attend the University of Southampton as a Fulbrighter in pursuit of an MSc in Genomic Medicine. Through this program, Ashley will learn how to utilize highly integrated sources to interpret complex genomic data in a manner that promotes efficacious translation into a clinic setting. Following the completion of the master’s program, Ashley will return to the US to pursue a Doctorate of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.