Anthony Cannizzaro is a third year undergraduate studying Physiological Science. He became interested in Alzheimer’s research when his grandfather developed the disease. Under the guidance of Dr. Eric Y. Hayden, he is researching how cerebrospinal fluid from patients with Alzheimer’s disease affects amyloid β-protein oligomerization. He also works as a supervisor at the Student Activities Center where he assists the manager with preparing for upcoming sporting events. In his free time he enjoys swimming and making music.