"Born and raised in Chico, CA, I have always been passionate about science and education. My interests led me to earn a bachelor's (B.S.) degree in genetics and a master's (M.S.) degree in genetic counseling. My day job is as a practicing, board-certified and licensed genetic counselor where I'm heavily involved in providing education about complex science concepts to patients and clinicians of varying educational backgrounds. Being able to educate others about the topics that have fascinated me "