Graduate Resident Fellow
Jason (he/him/his) was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He is a third year PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering working under Prof. Nelly Andarawis-Puri. His research investigates biological mechanisms that promote tendon regeneration to develop improved clinical therapeutics for tendon injuries. His academic journey thus far has taken him to California to study the effects of spaceflight on bone health, Germany to design implantable medical devices, and the Texas State Capitol to work as a science policy analyst. After graduation, Jason intends to pursue a career as a university professor.
Outside of the lab, Jason is involved in various K-12 STEM outreach programs, teaching initiatives as a Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) Fellow, and diversity & inclusion efforts as part of the Cornell Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council. In his free time Jason enjoys baking, cooking, tacos, and good coffee. When he is not busy eating, Jason loves playing with dogs, bouldering at Lindseth, and running.