Education

  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  • B.S. Muskingum University

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular Biology
  • Geroscience
  • Pathology

Background

I am a new junior faculty member at Davidson teaching Genetics, Nutrition, and Integrated Concepts in Biology. I earned my Ph.D. in Pathology, on the Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease track, from Case Western Reserve University in 2017 and my B.S. in Biology and Molecular Biology from Muskingum University in 2013. I have taught courses at Case Western Reserve University, the University of Washington, and Edmonds College prior to joining Davidson College. I recently completed a post-doctoral research experience at the University of Washington in the department of pathology. My research interests lie in the biological basis of aging, often referred to as geroscience. Through my research I try to answer questions such as: Why do we age? Can aging be slowed, stopped, or reversed? What conditions does aging effect and how? I focus on molecular and cellular techniques to address these issues.