I am broadly interested in the evolution and ecology of pathogens. I particular, I would like to utilize high performance computing to study the intricate interactions among hosts, bacteria, and mobile genetic elements such as phage and plasmids.
Graduate student, Computational & Systems Biology Graduate Program, MIT, 2013 - present
B.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2007-2011
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