Sam has been in the Oswald lab since September 2014. She came to the lab with 3 years of previous experience doing histology work, and animal husbandry. While working in the lab, Sam was pursuing her Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Her bachelor’s degree is from Clarion University in Environmental Biology. Sam loves working with animals and is very passionate about the environment. Her goal is to eventually become an environmental scientist.