Madeline is a sophomore pursuing a B.S. in Microbiology with a Writing minor at Oregon State University. She is a member of the Honors College, interested in science fiction writing and exploring different fields within microbiology. She helped is Christine by processing public microbiome data to use with machine learning algorithms. Outside of class and lab work, she leads OSU's Creative Writing Society and writes speculative fiction novels. She is now working on her honors thesis in Creative Writing.