Catherine Wise received a B.S. degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental Health and Toxicology from the University of Southern Maine in 2014 and is currently enrolled in the Toxicology Ph.D. program at NCSU. She is completing her doctoral research in the Breen Lab on the Veterinary Campus where she utilizes a multispecies comparative approach to understanding the genetic and toxicological contributions to urothelial carcinogenesis and metastasis. Catherine is interested in pursuing a career in comparative toxicology research. In her free time she enjoys soccer, the ocean, and anything that can include bringing her dog, Simbaa, along for the adventure. Catherine is the senior grader for BIO 183.