- Deans' Fellowship
- Biological Sciences: PhD
UC Berkeley Class of 2012, BS Microbial Biology and BA Anthropology
What is your research about?
Evolutionary biology and microbial ecology. My works specifically focuses on how the nonhuman primate gut microbiome changes with age and early life environment, and how these changes impact measures of Darwinian fitness.
Do you live on- or off-campus?
Live off campus near downtown South Bend
To which Notre Dame clubs and/or research organizations do you belong?
- Biology Graduate Students Organization
- Association of Women in Science (AWIS)
- Science Policy Initiative
After you graduate, what are your career aspirations?
Government or nonprofit
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Volunteering/STEM outreach, cooking/baking, hiking, biking
How do you practice self-care after a long day at work?
Walking or biking to work, cooking
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