Herting Lab, USC Department of Preventive Medicine April 2017-Present
Responsibilities: in charge of organizing and starting the Air, Brain and Behavior pilot study looking at the effects of air pollution on brain development and obesity.
Undergraduate research assistant
Vogel Lab, UC Davis Center for Health and the Environment April 2011-April 2014
Responsibilities: performed in vitro assays testing the synergism between two canonical immune pathways in mediating immunity in response to environmental stimuli. Worked with human cell culture and mouse tissue samples.
Achievements: Uncovered possible mechanisms underlying emergence of autoimmunity in response to environmental pollutants.
international medical volunteer
Myanmar November 2008-December 2008
Responsibilities: measured blood pressure, assisted doctors with patient check-ups, and packaged, arranged and distributed medicine to patients.
Invited by a group of doctors, nurses and medical professionals to travel around Myanmar visiting orphanages, hospitals and churches providing medical care.