Ashley grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She attended the University of Virginia for college and majored in Biology and Religious Studies. From there, she did one year of research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She then returned to UVA for the MSTP program in 2016 and did her PhD in John Lukens’ lab, where she studied the meningeal lymphatics in the context of traumatic brain injury. Outside of the lab, Ashley enjoys hiking, landscape photography and spending time with her family and friends. She has a very amazing cat, loves to eat a good pastry from Albemarle Baking Company (ABC) and is always ready to play a board game.
Undergraduate Institution: University of Virginia
Scientific areas of interest: Neuroimmunology
What’s one thing you love about Charlottesville? The mountains right near by!