PROPEL Scholar and Staff Research Associate
B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior – University of California, Davis (2022)
- Mark O. Huising Lab, UC Davis: April 2019 – June 2022
Examined the role of aging and diabetes on pancreatic alpha cell responsiveness using live-cell functional confocal microscopy.
- David W. Walker Lab, UCLA: June 2021 – September 2021
Studied the effects of rapamycin on mitochondrial dynamics in Drosophila melanogaster
I’ve been extremely excited about researching the role of the immune system in the central nervous system. Specifically, uncovering the factors that push microglia to serve a beneficial or detrimental role in neurodegenerative diseases
What I mainly do outside of lab is run, lift, read and play a lot of video games.