Bio


Cat Fergesen is an undergraduate student studying Computer Science with a focus on data science and bioethics. Cat is currently a research assistant at the Palmer Lab in the department of Bioengineering and has previously worked as a research assistant in public health discourse with the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA). Cat is also the Co-director of the Huntington’s Outreach Project for Education at Stanford (HOPES), a non-profit, student-led organization that raises awareness for Huntington’s Disease and provides educational resources to Huntington’s Disease patients, caregivers, and their families. Cat has been a Humanities Research Intensive Fellow (HRI) through Stanford University and is currently a Learning Engineering and Education Data Science Fellow through UC Berkeley and Schmidt Futures.