Samantha Gaerlan is the Lin lab Manager. She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of California at Merced (2016). As an undergraduate, she researched organometallic and organocatalytic reactions under the direction of Dr. Jason E. Hein. She is currently interested in learning more about RNA posttranscriptional modifications. Outside of lab, Sam is pursuing her M.S. at Drexel University (expected graduation 2021). She enjoys traveling and volunteering.