Joey Li is a senior at Livingston High School. She is interested in molecular biology, bioinformatics, and immunology, and is currently enrolled in the three-year science research program held at her school. During her junior year, she extracted antibodies from chicken eggs along with her mentor Dr. Starace and applied them to cultures of E. coli bacteria. She published her findings in the 2020 NJRSF competition. Currently, she is working with Professor Molina at Montclair State University to understand the effects of regulatory DNA and protein elements on viral expression. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in medicine.