Height/Weight: 5'10" / 115 lbs.
Hair/Eyes: Brown hair / Blue eyes
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Occupation: Clinical Researcher
Education: BS in Biology and BA in Spanish (achieved these degrees in three years)
Self-Description: Motivated, pretentious and intelligent (a nerdy scholar)
Background: Elyse has been with her boyfriend for 2 ½ years. Her hero is Jonas Salk for his contributions to medicine.
Favorite Things: TV show: "Elimidate" (which Elyse was watching when she learned about our show); Movie: "The Big Lebowski"; Music: indie rock; Publications: "Bust," "Jane," "The Journal of the American Medical Association"; Food: Rice Krispie Treats; Supermodel: Karen Elson
Life Motto: Quote from Perutz: "How could the search for ultimate truth have revealed so hideous and visceral-looking an object?"