Cecelia is a third year PhD candidate in the Genetics department. She studies the making of ribosomes and rare diseases arising from impaired ribosome biogenesis. Prior to starting at Yale, Cecelia worked as a laboratory manager at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. There, she worked on running day-to-day operations, mentoring junior scientists, and basic virology projects. Cecelia graduated from Rollins College with a BA in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and a minor in Art History. She has experience writing manuscripts, grant proposals, and conference abstracts. She looks forward to working with students in the natural sciences throughout the writing process.