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USAEE Case Competition

Proud to be advancing to the final round of the 2021 United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) case competition. This year’s prompt had competitors do a deep-dive on the ethics and technologies associated with carbon direct removal (CDR) as a means of mitigating international emissions. Our team was comprised of five members of the […]

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ZERO Lab – In Person!

After a year and a half of working remotely with this wonderful cohort, we recently finally assembled in person for the first time. I have been fortunate to work with such driven and accomplished colleagues; I am thrilled that the time has come to continue that work (safely!) face-to-[masked]-face.

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Princeton Citizen Scientists

I was recently elected the president of Princeton Citizen Scientists for the 2021 – 2022 school year. This coming year, our group aims to: Lead a Wintersession course on science communication for Princeton undergraduates. This class would be a collaboration with Princeton Insights. Resume our annual trip to Washington DC, where PCS members discuss science […]

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QCB Colloquium

When my cohort was asked to sit in on Quantitative and Computational Biology (QCB) colloquium talks upon arrival on campus, my primary reaction was abject terror: I was a nervous public speaker, and I couldn’t imagine getting to a place in my research where I could speak calmly and confidently like the second-years were doing […]

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Princeton Citizen Scientists General Interest Meeting

PCS will be hosting a GIM on April 14th, 2021. We will be discussing projects / events completed this academic year, as well as plans for the future and upcoming PCS elections. Please reach out to me by the morning of April 14th for information on accessing the virtual meeting. More information available on the […]

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Tufts Students in Biological Computation

It was exciting to speak yesterday to current Tufts students interested in computational biology! It is always a joy to hear from colleagues researching a wide array of vital questions. CompBio is a particularly interdisciplinary field – in my experience, this tends to breed healthy cooperation and collaboration in the community. Glad to see clubs […]

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Passed Qualifying Exams

Last week, I passed my Quantitative and Computational Biology qualifying exams. This means that I am officially a PhD candidate. I picked up a master’s degree along the way, too! These exams have been on the horizon for so long – it felt fantastic to face them. It feels equally fantastic to put them behind […]

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PCS Immigration Policy Memo

Three Princeton Citizen Scientists colleagues and I have co-authored an immigration policy memo in response to newly-proposed, xenophobic immigration restrictions proposed by the current presidential administration. The memo has been sent to federal representatives and is available for download through the PCS website, here. The memo has also been promoted by the Princeton Graduate Student […]

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Environmental Justice Task Force

Through Princeton Citizen Scientists (PCS) and in collaboration with the Princeton Office of Sustainability, I have started a graduate environmental justice task force. A group of around 10 Princeton students and I have been working hard to try to answer questions about environmentally sustainable and just food procurement. From a PCS ListServ communication: “Environmental justice […]

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One Year Completed!

On September 2nd, I will be leading a panel on graduate student life at Princeton. Time flies – it feels like just yesterday I was moving myself into my on-campus apartment! I look forward to the opportunity to help prospective students decide if Princeton, NJ is the right spot for them. Though the year has […]

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