- Research Program Mentor
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
genomics, data science, machine learning, reproducible research, coding in R/bash/python
Opioid Epidemic, Meet Covid-19 Pandemic
Prior to the covid-19 global pandemic, the US was already struggling with the public health crisis of opioid addiction. Overdose events increased during the pandemic. Close analysis of publicly available datasets might provide some important insights into the interactions of these two catastrophes.
Diversity on the African Continent
There is an incredible amount of genetic diversity within populations of African descent. In fact, the distinctions between African subpopulations are so pronounced that they often need to be treated separately during analysis. I propose a potential project focused on fleshing out the genomic distinctions between some of these populations.