Senior Software Engineer with a background in molecular biology, excelling in data engineering, team building, and solving data modeling challenges. Skilled at leveraging cutting-edge technologies and tools to drive innovation and tackle complex problems.



Tech Lead - Senior Software Engineer, Data • Jan 2023 - Present

  • Led a data engineering team to extract insights from published research articles to power BenchSci’s Architect application
  • Deployed LLMs in collaboration with science domain experts and ML engineers
  • Implemented ELT data pipelines (using BigQuery and DataFlow) to increase platform data by 2x

Senior Software Engineer, Data • July 2022 - Jan 2023

Software Engineer 2, Data • Jan 2021 - July 2022

Cell Microsystems

Software Engineer • May 2019 - Jan 2021

  • Developed fullstack desktop applications using WPF (C#/.NET Framework) for microscope systems control and image processing
  • Leveraged OpenCV to automate plate scanning and object detection
  • Processed single cell sequencing data and linked to calculated, image-based phenotypes

Duke University

Research Analyst • March 2018 - May 2019

  • Created image processing pipelines to transform confocal image datasets into quantifiable metrics using scikit-image and ImageJ
  • Used scanpy and Seurat to visualize and explore single cell RNA-seq data
  • Managed shared confocal microscopes: trained new users, troubleshot imaging problems

Research Technician II • July 2015 - March 2018

  • Processed mouse tissue for imaging and captured complex fluorescent confocal images
  • Preformed extensive plasmid design, cloning, CRISPR-Cas9 based editing, genotyping, cell culture, mouse husbandry, animal behavior, necropsy, IHC, Sanger and NGS sequencing


B.S. Molecular Biology - Grove City College

Skills & Tools

Python 3, SQL, C#, TypeScript/JavaScript, Google Cloud (BigQuery, Dataflow, CloudSQL, Workflows, Cloud SDK, Dataplex, Looker, VertexAI, Cloud Storage), Postgres, Apache Beam, DBT, Django, React, WPF/UWP, .NET Core and Foundation


A cancer rainbow mouse for visualizing the functional genomics of oncogenic clonal expansion - Nature Communications

Ghrelin receptor antagonism of hyperlocomotion in cocaine-sensitized mice requires βarrestin-2 - Synapse


Science Advisor - Choroideremia Research Foundation April 2017 - Present

  • Advise the foundation on current research and funding opportunities towards a cure
  • Attend the ARVO annual conference as a patient expert