Zollie White III

Zollie is a big proponent of teamwork in lab. He is interested in thinking scientifically and working together to troubleshoot and get new ideas. He enjoys talking about literature and learning to develop a more critical eye and build diverse interpretations and perspectives. Zollie is a people person and loves hanging out, sports, God, and family. He entered the program married to his wife, Thelyssa. Their son, Zollie IV, was born in Nov 2019.

Undergraduate Institution: Morehouse College; UAB (PREP postbacc)

Scientific areas of interest: Cancer, blood research, health disparities

What’s one thing you love about Charlottesville? The location and accessibility of things. It’s hard to pick one thing, but to some it up…small town with an eclectic presence.