While pursuing her B.S at UMD, Julia launched her career as a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. After graduating she moved to Baltimore MD and continued to develop her career through conducting cancer research and gaining authorship on multiple publications at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following her desire to establish a career in the biotechnology industry Julia joined the Advanced Cell Systems/ADME Tox team at Thermo Fisher Scientific. In her 4 years with the company she has utilized her extensive technical expertise as well as product knowledge and has worked in manufacturing (cell isolations), product management, and is currently an R&D Scientist in Cell Biology.
Currently living in Frederick MD, in her free time Julia enjoys being outdoors, and cooking, as well as spending quality time with her baby daughter.