Visit to the University of Pittsburgh
March 16, 2022
I was graciously invited by Elizabeth Rudzki and Dr. Kevin Kohl to the University of Pittsburgh to give a seminar talk to the Ecology and Evolution graduate program and the Center for Evolutionary Biology and Medicine! I spoke about my graduate and postdoc work, and met with faculty and graduate students to learn about their research. Pittsburgh is also a beautiful city and I was captivated by its many hills.
December 2, 2021
My identity as a disabled person is a source of great strength and pride for me. In honor of the 2021 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Ashley Hagen and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) featured me in this Spotlight article. I share my story and recount my experiences about traversing academia with disabilities.Read More
September 17, 2021
I defended my dissertation and earned my PhD during the summer of 2020. However, our graduation ceremony was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I returned to Michigan State University for the ceremony and was hooded by my thesis advisor, Dr. Richard Lenski. It was wonderful to see my colleagues and friends again as we walked across the stage together!
February 18, 2021
HHMI announces the selection of 21 exceptional early career scientists as 2020 Hanna Gray Fellows to support diversity in biomedical research. The 2022 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition will open later this year.Read More