Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Awards and Honors
National Science Foundation and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Travel and Research award (2019)
National Science Foundation, Improving Graduate Student Preparedness Supplement for Entering the Workforce award to attend Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy Workshop (2016)
Interested in understanding the impact of the SPCA calcium pumps on Golgi ion homeostasis, their role in human diseases like ALS and Hailey-Hailey disease, and identifying mechanisms to alter the function of these proteins as an avenue towards disease treatment.