Elena has a passion for supporting scientific discovery and the advancement of human health. After completing her PhD in Zoology with a research emphasis on Neuroscience at Washington State University, Elena moved to Texas to be a lab manager for a Nobel laureate lab and then a Biosafety specialist at UTSW Medical Center. She utilizes her experience as a Biosafety specialist and lab manager along with 15 years of science communication experience to provide the best customer service experience possible.
In her spare time, Elena enjoys practicing her speaking skills as a Toastmasters International member and teaching students and adults how to ride horses. She lives outside of Dallas, TX with her husband and Golden Retriever, Han Solo.