Education & Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurobiology

Stanford University, Present

Career Development Awards


PhD in Biomedical Sciences

University of California, San Francisco, October 2019

Thesis: Sharp-Wave Ripple Alterations Mark Memory Decline and Interneuron Drive

Advisor: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD; Co-mentor: Loren Frank, PhD

Thesis Committee: Li Gan, PhD, chair; Jeanne Paz, PhD



B.S. in Biological Sciences: Physiology & Neurobiology; B.S. in Computer Science

University of Maryland, College Park, May 2014

Gemstone Honors Program Thesis: The Impact of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure on Impulsivity and Neural Firing in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

Advisor: Matthew Roesch, PhD



Montgomery Blair High School Magnet Program, May 2010

Senior Research Project: Western Blot Semi-Quantitative Analysis of Non-Canonical cAMP-Dependent Protein Expression Induced by PACAP

Advisor: Lee Eiden, PhD