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Olivia Goldman is a sixth year graduate student at Rockefeller University in Dr. Leslie Vosshall's lab. She studies chemosensation in mosquitoes, the deadliest animal to humans, pioneering imaging and scRNAseq in sensory tissues to better understand how mosquitoes find human hosts and detect insect repellents. She is co-founder of Científico Latino, an organization supporting underrepresented groups in STEM. She earned her Bachelor's from Barnard College of Columbia University, and worked as a research technician advised by Dr. Eleanor Simpson and Dr. Eric Kandel. She is a fellow of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program, and the Kavli Neuro Systems Institute. Based in New York City and originally from New Jersey, she is passionate about science communication and making science accessible to anyone who is curious.
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