Boston College – College of Arts & Science Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Obtained BS, 2005: Chemistry, Physics; Mathematics (minor)
Cumulative Major(s) GPA: 3.90

Yale University – Dept. of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry (MB&B)—New Haven, Conn.

PhD Candidate / Research Assistant
Delivered periodic presentations of research to Yale MB&B students and faculty
Conducted genomics / bioinformatics research on protein networks using Perl language on Unix-based platforms and analytical research on muscle protein binding and cooperativity
Conducted genetics research on Cu transport proteins / modeled 2-D crystals using Cryo-EM

Awards & Honors

Goldwater Scholar, 2004

Established in honor of Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the Goldwater Scholarship is ‘designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering [. . .] the premier undergraduate award of its type in these fields.’

American Chemical Society (NESACS) Norris/Richards Research Scholarship, 2003

American Chemical Society (NESACS) Grant-In-Aid Award, 2004

Funding for travel to present poster at 2004 ACS National Conference in Anaheim

Delivered an oral presentation at 2004 N.E. Student Chemistry Research Conference (NESCRC) by NESACS and the N.E. Section of Younger Chemists Committee (NSYCC)

Phi Beta Kappa (Junior Year)