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I am a Data Scientist with the Childhood Cancer Data Lab at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. I am passionate about bioinformatics, data science education, and open science and reproducible scientific practices. You can download my academic CV here and peruse my publications here.

               


Positions

🏢 Data Scientist, Childhood Cancer Data Lab, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. 2022-Present.
🏢 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Rowan University. 2018-2022.
🏢 Research Assistant Professor, Temple University. 2016-2018.


Education

🎓 Ph.D. in Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 2016
       Advised by Dr. Claus Wilke. Research focus in computational molecular evolution.

🎓 B.S. in Biology with Honors, Brown University, 2010
       Advised by Dr. Daniel Weinreich. Research focus in CRISPR population genetics.


Awards

🏆 President’s Award for Excellence in Innovative Instructive Delivery, Rowan University, 2021.
🏆 Outstanding Dissertation Award, University of Texas at Austin, 2016.
🏆 Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas at Austin, 2014.