Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Undergraduate institution: University of Missouri - Columbia
Undergraduate major: Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
My research interests are: My general interests center around the intersection of microbiology and immunology in computational biology. I'm excited to pursue these interests during my rotations this year.
Thesis advisor: : H. Robert Frost
Advisor's Lab: Frost Lab
Research in Progress Title or Thesis Title?: Cell-Typing Immune Cell Populations Using Single-Cell Analysis Methods
Career track: Academia
I have technical expertise in : Python, R, C++, Bash, Cell Culture, Mouse Handling
Other professional accomplishments of note:
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE NASA Glenn Research Center Bioinformatics Intern Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Computational Scientist Saint Louis University Research Assistant University of Missouri - Columbia Genetics and Physiology Tutor Publications Identifying and Tracking Low-Frequency Virus-Specific TCR Clonotypes Using High-Throughput Sequencing Poster Presentations Germy People on Subways: A MetaSUB Study for CAMDA (2018, International Conference on the Critical Assessment of Massive Data Analysis, Chicago, IL) iCAT: TCR Sequence Analysis Pipeline for Diagnostic Assessment of Immunological History (2018, Saint Louis University Graduate Research Symposium, Saint Louis, MO)
Fellowships, Awards, Poster Sessions: Burroughs-Wellcome Fellow QBS Advisory Committee Student Representative QBS Excellence in Teaching Assistance Award Recipient
Links to publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=z0NoYNQAAAAJ&hl=en
I chose QBS because: I immediately felt at home when I visited. The interdisciplinary and collaborative research coupled with the friendly students and faculty made QBS the natural choice for me.
Recreational Interests: I enjoy exploring the great outdoors with my dog.