PhD Biology (2012-Current) - Pennsylvania State University
BS Microbiology (2007-2011) - Arizona State University
- NIH Postbaccalureate Research Education Program (PREP) - PI Ananias Escalante, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ (2011-2012)
Investigation of gene family diversity and evolution of human and closely related non-human primate malarial antigens, utilizing molecular sequence data. Also involved in a project characterizing the spread of drug-resistant mutations in a population of P. falciparum using microsatellite markers.
- Undergraduate Honors Thesis - PI Ananias Escalante, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ (2010-2011)
Titled: "The genetic diversity of two members of the merozoite surface protein 3 alpha gene family in Plasmodium vivax"
Playing and watching soccer, running, cooking, traveling, hiking, camping