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

About Brianna

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.

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