Immunology; infectious diseases
University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2014-2019
Advisor: Cynthia Czajkowski, PhD
Project: Structural conformations underlying anesthetic drug action in pentameric ligand gated ion channels.
Advisors: Drs. Mark Connors and Stephen Migueles
Projects: 1) Investigating the mechanisms of CD8+ T-cell mediated control of HIV replication in Long term non-progressors/ Elite controllers (LTNPs/ECs). 2) Investigating the mechanisms of low HIV-specific CD8+ T-cell cytotoxicity in Ad5/HIV Vaccines.
The Catholic University of America/ Biology Department, 2014-2017
Advisor: Dr. Venigalla B. Rao
Project: Investigating the mechanism of how the rate of the DNA packaging motor protein is regulated in bacteriophage T4.
Biking, hiking, skiing, backcountry backpacking, and watching The Office