Honors & Awards

  • Regents Scholar, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Aug 2006 to Dec 2009)
  • MARC U-STAR Trainee at University of Hawaii at Manoa, NIH (Jun 2007 to May 2009)
  • Amgen Scholar at MIT, Amgen Foundation (Jun 2008 to Aug 2008)
  • Henry Luce Scholar at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), Henry Luce Foundation (Jun 2010 to Aug 2011)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow at Stanford University, National Science Foundation (Sept 2011 to Sept 2014)

Education & Certifications

  • Master of Science, Stanford University, BIOE-MS (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Hawaii Manoa, Biological Engineering (2009)

Personal Interests

Emerging infectious diseases, host response to infectious diseases, microbial genomics, infectious disease diagnostics, global health, Southeast Asia, and biosecurity policy.