Bio


I am a PhD student in the Bioengineering Department working under Dr. Justin Sonnenburg. I am currently studying the microbiome and how it relates to the immune system in human studies through machine learning and statistical methods. I am also committed to creating opportunities and providing mentorship to students of diverse backgrounds.

Honors & Awards


  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation (March 2017)
  • Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Doctoral Fellowship Program, Stanford University (March 2017)

Professional Affiliations and Activities


  • Program Leader, Stanford Summer Research Program (2019 - 2019)
  • Advocacy Chair, Biomedical Association for the Interest of Minority Students (2018 - 2019)
  • Peer Leader, ADVANCE Summer Institute (2018 - 2018)

Education & Certifications


  • Bachelors of Science, University of Delaware, Biochemistry (2017)

Stanford Advisors


Lab Affiliations