I am a graduate student researcher in Physics and Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. I grew up in South Jersey and Minnesota and have always been inspired by how we can manipulate and apply the laws of nature to improve medicine.

As an undergraduate at Villanova University, I worked in the lab of Prof. Georgia C. Papaefthymiou where I studied the magnetic, thermal, and morphological properties of nanoparticles for the use in hyperthermia cancer treatment. As a Ph.D. student in Physics, I joined the new lab of Prof. Iwijn De Vlaminck to study genomics in the context of infectious disease and immunology. Check out my Google Scholar or CV for an up to date list of publications.

When not in the lab, I act as a Graduate Resident Fellow at the Hans Bethe House at Cornell. I also enjoy engaging in science outreach, playing squash, snowboarding, running, and studying religion.

Photography courtesy of Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.