Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2008
- REG Life Sciences
- Team member of a project which obtained sufficient titer and scale-up of biosynthesis of a small molecule from engineered E. coli for pursuit of joint development agreements with major international specialty chemical companies.
- Task leader of a collaboration between REG Life Sciences and Exxon Mobil to produce biodiesel from cellulosic hydrolysate using engineered E. coli.
- Greenlight Biosciences
- Team member on an ARPA-E grant to produce isobutanol from methane via a mixed M. capsulatus/E. coli cell-free production system.
- MIT - Weiss Lab
- Developed miRNA sensors on self-replicating RNA in hiPS cells to differentiate them into beta cells.
Participation in Programs:
- International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
- MIT Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Undergraduate Research Experiences:
- Knight Lab
- Endy Lab as part of the MIT International Genetically Engineered Machine team
- 2006 iGEM, First Place, Best System
- 2006 iGEM, Third Place, Best Presentation
Activities, interests and hobbies:
Duke University, Biomedical Engineering, PhD