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Current:

Assistant Professor,
    Virtual Technology and Design,
    University of Idaho, Moscow.
Affiliate Faculty,
    Computer Science
    University of Idaho, Moscow.
Affiliate Faculty,
    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology graduate program
    University of Idaho, Moscow.
Affiliate Faculty,
    BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action.
    University of Idaho, Moscow.
Affiliate Faculty,
    Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies
    University of Idaho, Moscow.

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology,
    Harvard Medical School (2014-2016)
PhD, Computer Science,
    Brandeis University (2014)
    Supplemental PhD Specialization:
    Quantitative Biology, Brandeis University
M.A., Computer Science,
    Brandeis University (2010)
B.A., Artificial Life,
    Hampshire College (2007)

Positions

Assistant Professor, 2016 - present,
    Virtual Technology and Design,
    University of Idaho, Moscow.
Lecturer, 2016,
    Department of Computer Science,
    Tufts University.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 - 2016,
    Bentley Group, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
    Harvard Medical School.
Visiting Scientist, 2014,
    Grigorieff Lab,
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm.
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, 2008 - 2014,
    DEMO Lab,
    Computer Science, Brandeis University.
Visiting Scholar, 2010 - 2012,
    BINDS Lab,
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Instructor of Computer Science, 2007 - 2008,
    Hampshire College.

Awards and Activities


Panelist, National Science Foundation - 2017
Mentor, ClojureBridge Boston: Programming Workshop for Women - 2016-2017
Selected speaker (Scientific Computing in Clojure), Clojure/Conj - 2015
Discussion Leader, Gordon Research Seminar on Angiogenesis - 2015
BMC Ecology Competition Winner for Best Image from Theoretical Model - 2014
HHMI Interfaces Scholar Award - 2014
SIGEVO / ACM travel grant for GECCO-2012 - 2012
NSF travel grant for IJCNN-2011 - 2011

Reviewing

Nature Communications, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Theoretical Computer Science, Physics Letters A, Neural Networks, BioSystems, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, IEEE Trans. on Autonomous Mental Development, Optimization Letters, Emotion Review, IEEE-RAS Int'l Conf. on Humanoid Robotics, IEEE Int'l Joint Conf. on Neural Networks, IEEE Sym. Series on Computational Intelligence