Hometown: Rochester, NY

Previous Education: B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University – State College, PA

Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, biking, drums, guitar, video games, reading, hanging with my dog

Favorite Food/Drink: “Garbage plate” (it’s a Rochester thing)

Favorite Quote: “It’s amazing to discover that you’re wrong. In fact, it’s liberating. It’s not a threat, it opens your mind.” –Lawrence M. Krauss

Favorite Movie: The Lord of the Rings trilogy (can’t pick a favorite)

Languages: English, Italian (beginner)

Countries Visited: Canada, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Greece.