Sara Volz

Student Scientist

Sara Volz, 18, is a freshman studying molecular biochemistry at MIT with plans to become a professor and researcher. In March, the Intel Foundation recognized Sara as the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search winner for her work developing more efficient methods to produce algae biofuels using artificial selection. Sara also was the lead in her high school play, prom queen and captain of the debate team this year. She is involved in musical theater, the vocal group a capella, and student research at MIT.

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Using Science to See What No One Has Seen Before