Lora Duro is the purchasing associate at LabCentral and the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab. In this role she handles all aspects of procurement from placing and tracking orders to negotiating with vendors. Lora also works on the backend of the Stork to create and utilize new features to ensure the most user-friendly experience. Prior to LabCentral, Lora completed several internships at startup biotech companies, as well as worked on multiple research projects for her university’s biology program. She is passionate about traveling and was able to combine that with her studies by participating in a study abroad program in Spain where she held a marketing internship. Lora holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Boston College.
Favorite school science project: "In high school when we were learning about adhesion and cohesion, we had a fun experiment in which we tested the adhesive property of chewing gum and saw which products counteract it. Interestingly enough, ice is the best way to get gum not to stick! Hint: if it ever gets stuck in your hair..."