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Amelia L. Taylor

Undergraduate Student, The McLean Group




Amelia is from Bristol, TN where she attended Tennessee High School. At Vanderbilt, she is part of the

SyBBURE Searle Undergraduate Research Program ( and is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

Since joining the McLean Research Group in September of 2017, her research has focused on finding new biomarkers for lifestyle-related diseases through targeted mass-spectrometry assays in order to improve clinical diagnostics and precision medicine approaches to wellness.



Winner, EAS Student Research Award, Eastern Analytical Symposium (2020)

Goldwater Scholarship, Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation (2020)

Winner, Tech Venture Challenge, Vanderbilt University’s Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (2019)

National Merit Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (2017)

QuestBridge Match Scholarship (2017)