About Me

I am a bioinformatics graduate student at University of California Riverside.

My research is focused on genetics/genomics of aging and age-related diseases, such as Parkinson's Disease and longevity.


PhD candidate

  • 2017 - Now
  • University of California Riverside, CA, USA
  • Advisor: Dr. Thomas Girke & Dr. Jeanne Loring



Bachelor's in Biotechnology & Biochemistry

  • 2011 - 2015
  • Michigan State University, Michigan, USA



Postdoctoral Researcher

  • 2017 – Current
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Position: ​Postdoctoral Researcher under Dr. Thomas Girke
  • Activities: ​Current research focuses on the development of computational data analysis methods for genome biology. Please, see more information here.



Molecular Biology Bioinformatic Scientist

  • 2016 – 2017
  • Biogenetika
  • Conduct laboratory research in the areas of single nucleotide polymorphisms, DNA mutations, exomes sequencing and metagenomics. This involves data collection, DNA isolation, analysis and interpretation of results, including next generation sequencing data, bioinformatics analysis and writing reports.




  • systemPipeR is an R/Bioconductor package for building and running automated end-to-end analysis workflows for a wide range of next generation sequence (NGS) applications such as RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, VAR-Seq and Ribo-Seq. More infomation here: systemPipeR.