Eductation

 
 
 
 
 

Ph.D. in Computational Biology

Harvard Medical School

Sep 2017 – Present Boston, Massachusetts
I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in computational biology in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program at Harvard Medical School.
 
 
 
 
 

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of California, Irvine, School of Biological Sciences

Sep 2013 – Jun 2017 Irvine, California
While at UCI I focused on conducting research and pursuing a diverse yet in-depth understanding of biology.
 
 
 
 
 

B.S. in Chemistry

University of California, Irvine, School of Physical Sciences

Sep 2013 – Jun 2017 Irvine, California
While I never participated in chemistry research, I gained a healthy understanding of physical, organic, and inorganic chemistry.

Accomplish­ments and Awards

Honorable Mention NSF GRFP

I have been awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition

Phi Lambda Upsilon

A naXonal chemistry honorary society into which a few select graduaXng chemistry students are invited.

American Chemical Society Polymer Education Award

Jayne Unzelman Scholarship

Undergraduate student, academic excellence and service to the School of Biological Sciences and/or the University, and service to the community.

UC Irvine Chancellor’s Award of Distinction

Undergraduate student, academic excellence and service to the School of Biological Sciences and/or the University, and service to the community.

Phi Beta Kappa

Fulbright Fellowship Alternate

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellow and Grant Recipient

Awarded $400 for research.

UCI Alumni Association 2016-17 Distinguished Anteaters Award

Awarded $1,500 towards my educational expenses. (The anteater is the UC Irvine mascot.)

Summer Undergraduate Research Program Fellow

Awarded $1,300 for research.

Brian Atwood Scholarship

Awarded to a Junior-level Biological Sciences major who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in both scholarship and service to the UCI community. ($3,000)

Robert Ernst Prize for Excellence in Research in the Biological Sciences

Awarded $250 towards my educational expenses.

Excellence in Research

A UCI School of Biological Sciences undergraduate competition whereby each student submits a manuscript of their research project, gives an oral presentation, and holds a poster session.

Barry Goldwater Scholar

The Goldwater Scholarship Program, one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States, seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.

The characteristics the Foundation seeks in a Goldwater Scholar include:

  • strong commitment to a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering,
  • effective display of intellectual intensity in the sciences, mathematics and engineering, and
  • potential for a significant future contribution to research in his/her chosen field.

UROP Fellow and Grant Recipient

Awarded $500 for research.

UROP Honarary Fellowship

UROP Fellow and Grant Recipient

Awarded $500 for research.

UCI Dean’s Honor List

Any undergraduate student is eligible for the dean’s honor list if they are enrolled in at least 12 units for grades and that quarter’s grade point average is 3.5 or higher.

UCI Campuswide Honors Program

The Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) offers an ideal learning experience for talented students. Dedicated to promoting high standards of scholastic excellence and personal growth, the program combines the qualities of a liberal arts college with the unique opportunities offered by a major research university. Engagement between internationally renowned faculty and exceptionally motivated CHP students in a supportive honors community helps program participants maximize their undergraduate education and achieve ambitious goals.