Amy Gladfelter is a quantitative cell biologist and an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She is also affiliated with the Lineberger Cancer Center and a fellow of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.   Prior to moving to UNC in 2016, Amy led a research group at Dartmouth where she was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Biology. She trained at Princeton University (AB) with Bonnie Bassler, Duke University (Ph.D.) with Danny Lew and UniBasel Biozentrum (post-doc) with Peter Philippsen before starting her independent career at Dartmouth in 2006.  She has been honored with the 2014 Graduate Mentoring Award from Dartmouth, the 2015 Mid-Career Award for Excellence in Research from the American Society of Cell Biology and is an Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar.