Cleveland native Kate Koch is a Biology major with a passion for research and visual arts at MIT. She has conducted research at the Cleveland Clinic, MIT and the European Molecular Biology Lab in Rome, Italy. Currently, she works in David Sabatini's lab at the Whitehead Institute conducting cancer metabolism research. Her long-term goal is to complete an MD/PhD and become a physician-scientist. At Oxford, she will complete an MSc in Radiation Biology. Outside of academics, Kate is a goalie on the men's ice hockey team at MIT and enjoys photography, running and traveling.