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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2016-present     Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University

                          Labs of Paola Arlotta (Harvard Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology) and Feng Zhang (MIT/Broad)

 

2011-2016        Graduate researcher, Lab of Cori Bargmann, The Rockefeller University

             Thesis: Aversive Olfactory Imprinting in C. elegans

 

2008-2010        Undergraduate researcher, Lab of Alice Ting, MIT

                         Thesis: Development of Novel Fluorophores for Live Cell and Super-Resolution Imaging

 

2009.5-             Undergraduate researcher, Lab of Ben Cravatt, The Scripps Research Institute

2009.8              Structure and Functional Studies on Chemical Inhibitors of Endocannabinoid Hydrolases

 

EDUCATION

2010-2016        Ph.D. in Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

2008-2010        B.Sc. in Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2020                 Intersections Science Fellows

2020                 Presidential Member Award, Genetics Society of America

2019                 Allison Doupe Fellowship, McKnight Endowment Fund

2016                 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University

2016                 Kaluza Prize finalist for graduate thesis, American Society of Cell Biology

2015                 Trainee Professional Development Award, Society for Neuroscience

2013                 Blackstone Presentation Award, Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium

2012                HHMI International Student Predoctoral Fellowship

2011                 Women and Science Fellowship, The Rockefeller University

2010                 Outstanding Research Award, Department of Chemistry, MIT

2010                 Novartis Fellowship for Research, MIT

2009                 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates participant, Germany

2009                 American Chemical Society Fellowship, 239th ACS National Meeting

2009                 Paul E. Grey Research Fellowship for Undergraduate Research, MIT

2007                 National Scholarship, Ministry of Education of China

2007                 L’Oreal Outstanding Women Future Scientist Award, L’Oreal China

2004-05            National Championships in Chemistry Olympiad & 37th International Chemistry Olympiad representative of China