I enjoy advising and mentoring students and find it is a very rewarding process!


I have advised four students in past two years.


2016-2017          Paheliya Aixilafu, Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health. M.Sc. thesis on “Pilot analysis of nutritional modifiers of methylmercury uptake”.

Current position: Ph.D. student at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.



2015-2017           Jessica Ewald, Harvard College. Undergraduate thesis on “Modeling toxicokinetics of methylmercury in ringed seal”. ***Dean’s Award for Outstanding Engineering Projects*** at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2017. Abstract

Current position: M.Sc. student at McGill University.



2016-2017             Alicia Juang, Harvard College. Undergraduate independent study on “Mechanistic understanding on methylmercury metabolism in marine mammals using mercury stable isotope”.  ***Winner of  Best Use of  Quantitative Methods in Conservation Research*** at Student Conference on Conservation Science—New York (SCCS-NY), 2017. Abstract



2016-2017       Advising Saint Mark's School student Kate Sotir on “Safe to drink: A biofiltration system for copper-contaminated water”.