Neuroscience Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania, working with Prof. Danielle Bassett in the Complex Systems Group and Prof. Timothy Lucas in the Center for Neural Engineering and Therapeutics. I graduated in 2016 from the University of California Berkeley with a B.A. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Cognitive Science. At Berkeley, I worked in the lab of Prof. Robert Knight.
I am interested in the electrophysiological mechanisms that support cognition, and how we can use our understanding of these mechanisms to inform effective therapies for neurological disease. I find combining computational modeling with time-resolved neural recordings (usually ECoG) to be an especially useful, interesting, and fun way to investigate these topics.
I am always looking for opportunities to get people excited about science. In addition to my research, I write for science blogs and outreach journals, teach and design content for coding bootcamps, and am actively involved in neuroscience outreach at Penn through GLIA.