Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology                                                              2009- 2015
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                                           

Bachelors of Engineering, Biotechnology                                                            2005- 2009
Manipal Institute of Technology, India





Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biology                                                Oct 2015 -  Dec 2017 

Georgetown University, Washington, DC

PhD Candidate, Department of Biology                                                                Sept 2009 – Sept 2015

University of Pennsylvania


Research Scholar, Department of Ecology & Evolution                                     Jan 2009 - July 2009

University of Chicago


Summer Research Fellow, CCMB                                                                         May 2008 - July 2008

Hyderabad, India


Grants, Awards and Scholarships 


Center for Teaching and Learning Teaching Certificate                                      2015


Andy Binns Impact Award for Outstanding Service to the Graduate                2015

and Professional Student Community at the University of Pennsylvania


Biology Department Telfer Award for Research Travel ($500)                          2014


University of Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship                                                 2010 – present