- Data Analyst | Science Writer at University of California
- Research Analyst at University of Maryland
University of California, Berkeley, , Biology
Software development for human genome sequencing and variant analysis in a world-class clinical setting. Improving bioinformatics workflows and integration of scientific/genomic data using diverse programming languages and database management.
March 2017 – Present(2 years 7 months)Greater San Diego Area
September 2015 – November 2016(1 year 2 months)San Francisco, California
Analyst for data-driven indicator/assessment projects including back end data development for interactive ecological indicator datasets and their hosted websites.
January 2014 – December 2014(11 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area
Coordinated communications and scientific information/data integrity for US government report on climate-change indicators. Helped to launch the National Climate Assessment under the Obama White House.
Used data-driven statistics and analytical research to develop a global ranking index based on scores assessed for ecological/health indicators. Authored peer-reviewed paper, Nature commentary to galvanize research community toward data-sharing.
2006 – 2010
Evolutionary Biology & Genetics
Activities and Societies
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Research Apprentice, Filmmaking Club, New Renaissance Press
Master’s, Environmental Policy
2011 – 2013
Global Conservation Policy
Certificate, Web App Development
Where Is the Wastewater Going? How Better Data Can Make Us More Resilient
UCS blog: the Equation
Development: Mobilize citizens to track sustainability
Assessing global water quality: The data challenge
Global Water Forum
Despite modest progress on water quality efforts, the world is still far from securing clean water for all.
A global indicator of wastewater treatment to inform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Environmental Science and Policy
This paper assessed an effort to create an indicator of global wastewater treatment performance to inform environmental performance and sustainable development.
Environmental Performance Index
A global view of environmental status with country metrics to inform decision-making. A data portal allows users to explore 20+ indicator datasets for 180+ countries, launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Team Members (5):
Skills & Expertise
- Linux Systems
- Press Releases
- Cross-functional Team Leadership
- Public Policy
- Data Analysis
- Energy Policy
- Climate Change Adaptation
- Project Management
- Agile Application Development
- Web Development
- Climate Change
- Web Applications
- Qualitative Research
- Webmaster Services
- Environmental Issues
- Software Development
Honors & Awards
MIT Climate CoLab Audience Choice Award
MIT Climate CoLab
Award for “CliO: The Climate Organism” web application proposal
Best Student Film
Beneath the Waves Film Festival (1st place). Sierra Club Eco-Comedy Film Fest (2nd).
Comedy short film about climate change and a down-trodden polar bear.
Best Film (Comedy, Drama)
Multiple awards at UC Berkeley Campus Movie Fest
Volunteer Experience & Causes