About Nathan Nakatsuka

Aloha mai kākou. ʻO Nathan Nakatsuka koʻu inoa. No Honolulu, Hawaiʻi mai au (no ke ahupuaʻa ʻo Nuʻuanu). Ua puka au ma ke kula ʻo Kamehameha ma Kapālama, ke kula nui ʻo Harvard, a me ke kula nui ʻo Cambridge. He haumāna kauka a he mea ʻimi noiʻi ma ke kula nui kauka ʻo Harvard. Hana au ma ke keʻena hoʻokolohua a David Reich. Huli au i ke kālaiōewe o nā ʻInia a me nā ʻōiwi o ʻAmelika.

 

Nathan was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. He graduated from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School then attended Harvard College, earning an AB (Phi Beta Kappa) in Chemical and Physical Biology. He then attained an MPhil in Genetics from University of Cambridge on a Gates Cambridge scholarship, working at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute with Inês Barroso. Nathan is currently an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Health, Sciences, and Technology MD track and the Systems, Synthetic, and Quantitative Biology PhD program. He is working in the laboratory of David Reich doing population genetics to study the history of South Asia and the Americas with relevance for human health.