Sam received her B.S. in Microbiology from Colorado State University where she found a love for the immune system. She then completed her M.S. in Immunology in 2017 from Harvard Medical School where she studied the interaction between liver stromal cells and myeloid cells. She is currently continuing her work in studying liver stromal cells in the context of disease. When she is not in the lab, she is probably hiking, biking, or exploring new Boston restaurants.