Nicole is a graduate student co-advised by Dr. Erin Mordecai and Dr. Dmitri Petrov in the Department of Biology at Stanford University. She received her undergraduate and graduate training in dental surgery at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and earned a M.S. in Statistics at Stanford University. Nicole has previously worked on (1) mathematical modeling of cancer evolution at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and (2) eco-evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases at Duke University. Nicole is generally interested in ecology, evolution, data science, statistics, complexity science, mathematical biology, disease ecology, molecular evolution, animal behavior, population dynamics, population genetics, eco-evolutionary dynamics, evolutionary genomics, planetary health, and wildlife conservation.