Elyse received a BS in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2014. She is currently pursuing a PhD in molecular engineering with an emphasis in immunoengineering. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's graduate research fellowship.
Elyse’s research focuses on using protein engineering to make therapeutics to treat autoimmune diseases. Specifically, she targets dying red blood cells as well as a special population of liver cells to induce immune tolerance.