What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your research

I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (MCMP) Department at Purdue University, Indiana, USA. In my current doctoral thesis work, I focus on understanding how epigenetic regulators facilitate neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer. 

What are you excited about in science communication?

As an aspiring scientist, I am excited about science communication as I am eager to learn how to communicate lab research to a broader audience.  I firmly believe in today’s time of well-connected cross-continent collaborations it is necessary to promote the benefits of open transparent scientific review and timely communications of scientific findings.

Why did you choose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program?

I enthusiastically applied for the ASAPbio Fellows program as I am keen to be a part of outreach initiatives that encourage preprint acceptance among the broader audience that has varying levels of expertise in the science.

Ask me about… 

I enjoy experimenting in the kitchen with different cuisines and exploring nature parks around Indiana.

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