About Me

I am a PhD candidate in the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics program at Harvard Medical School, and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. I received my B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science from Stanford University (2019), where I developed computational methods to study the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and susceptibility with Dr. Ami Bhatt and Dr. Samuel Yang. At Harvard, I am excited to continue designing novel machine learning methods to expedite diagnostic and therapeutic endeavors with Dr. Marinka Zitnik and close academic/industry collaborators (including Dr. Isaac Kohane).

Inspired by my mentors and teachers from educational non-profit organizations, namely the TEAK Fellowship and S-PREP at Columbia University, I dedicate much of my time to mentoring and teaching students who are underrepresented in STEM and/or from under-resourced communities. Currently, I am a mentor for Harvard College's WiSTEM Mentorship Program; a founding co-chair and mentor for Young Women in Stem: Mentoring Program in India; and a board member of SRMPmachine to create curricula that can best engage high school students in machine learning research. Beyond Harvard, I founded and teach for the middle school computer science program at Alexander Twilight Academy.