About

EDUCATION

2005 to 2014               David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, California

                                    Medical Scientist Training Program

                                    Ph.D., Human Genetics, 2012

                                    M.D., 2014

           

2001 to 2005               Columbia College, Columbia University

                                    New York, New York

                                    Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Asian-American Studies concentration

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017-2022       Office of the NIH Director, Early Independence Award (DP5)

2016-17           Daljit S. and Eliaine Sarkaria Fellow, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

2016                Pathology Informatics Summit 2016, Travel Award, Pittsburgh, PA

2014                Emil Bogen Research Prize, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

2013-14           Leslie and Susan Gonda Fellowship, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

2012                Charles J. Epstein Pre-doctoral Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research, 2012 American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, San Francisco, CA

2011                Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, Short Course in Statistical Analysis of Genomic Data *Trainee Travel Award

2011                Lindau 61st Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physiology and Medicine, U.S. Delegation

                        Lindau, Germany

2008                49th Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics

                        Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2007-8             Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Medical Student Research Training Fellowship

2006                AFAR NIA & Lillian R. Gleitsman Fellowship, American Federation of Aging Research

2004                Columbia King’s Crown Silver Leadership Award    

2004                Minority Training Research Forum, Travel Award, Temple University