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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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R&D Budget

$792 Million

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Number of Labs

400

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Number of Scientists

800


PROFILE

Erin Purcell

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Laboratory of Rita Tamayo

Trying to find treatments for C. diff

Primary Research

Immunology

Challenges

Infectious Diseases

“Once I got to high school chemistry, it was all about how stuff works, how matter in the universe works. It just blew my teenage mind.”
– Erin Purcell

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ABOUT Erin Purcell

  • Gender
  • Female
  • Nationality
  • United States
  • Native
    Language
  • English
  • Where I Grew Up (Country)
  • United States
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • Yes
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I competitive?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I a team player?
  • Yes
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner
  • Am I detailed oriented?
  • Yes