Stephanie Batalis is a Research Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Before joining CSET, Stephanie was the STEM Policy Fellow at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. In this role, she focused on economic and workforce development initiatives in North Carolina’s life sciences ecosystem. Stephanie earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine and a B.A. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Vanderbilt University.