After graduating from Hope College in 2013 with degrees in biology and chemistry, Emily Armbruster pursued a Ph.D. at the University of Missouri. While she was there, Emily researched the structure and dynamics of the 70S E. coli ribosome using single molecule biophysical techniques. From 2017–2019 she was a recipient of a Go! Fellowship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 2019, she completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry and became a postdoctoral research associate for the Advanced Family Research Center. Now, she is using her education as a senior scientist at NanoImaging Services in the greater Boston area.

Hope College is proud to honor Emily Armbruster ’13 with the 2023 10 Under 10 Award. The 10 Under 10 Award honors emerging leaders who are making significant contributions by living out their callings; engaging in the local and global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement; and using their education to think about important issues with wisdom and clarity. Award recipients also communicate effectively to bridge boundaries that divide human communities and act as agents of hope living faithfully into their vocations. Designed for alumni who are within 10 years of graduation, these awards are presented by the Hope College Alumni Association. Make a nomination today.

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