I'm originally from Woodbury, CT and attended Western New England
University where I received a B.S. in Biology. I am currently
pursuing a Ph.D. in Biology under Prof. Barry Trimmer at Tufts
University. My research interests include molecular biology,
physiology and neurobiology.
Insect flight muscle is unique in how incredibly robust and
resilient it is. My research seeks to understand the molecular
mechanisms of muscular development in Manduca sexta with
the intent of replicating the process in vitro. Through replicating
and adapting these complex biological process we will be able to
apply the concepts to designing biological actuators.
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