Blair Towers

Class of 2015
Major/Minor: Biology, Chemistry

Campus Involvement
  • -Varsity Sailing
  • Zeta Tau Alpha, Risk Reduction and Education Chair 
  • SAM (Student-Athlete Mentor) 
  • Tri Beta Honor Society
  • Cater Society of Junior Fellows 


Hometown: Goochland, VA

What do you do for a campus job or work study? 

I am a Peer Mentor and a Course Mentor.

What are you up to this summer? And what are you most looking forward to?

I am doing research on Type I Diabetes at UVA. I am excited about working in the lab and working with the Chief Transplant Surgeon on my review paper on composite transplants.

What is your Sunday habit?

Racing in regattas up and down the East Coast.

Why did you choose your major?

I have always loved Biology and Chemistry. The professors within this discipline of study finalized my decision.