College: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Class of (year): 2019
Major: Biological Sciences
Activities: Mcanir Scholar, Telluride Scholar, Biology Scholars Program, Cornell Womens Rugby Football Club, Cornell Speech and Debate Society, Cornell Herpetological Society, Black Student Union (BSU), Cornell Filipino Association (CFA)
Hometown: San Jose, CA
I am currently a junior Biological Sciences major concentrating in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. In the future, I hope to pursue a PhD in my concentration of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, but as an undergraduate, I am currently working in Dr. Kelly Zamudio's lab researching the immunosuppressive abilities of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a chytrid fungus that has decimated populations of amphibians across the globe. Though I am working in a herpetology lab and am fond of the field of herpetology, I also enjoy exploring other organismal biology and ecology fields such as ornithology and marine biology. When I am not working in lab or on academics, I enjoy playing rugby, reading, and appreciating the natural beauty of Cornell's campus and the Ithaca area.