Sakura is a 4th year MD/PhD student in the department of anthropology. Her research focuses on female reproductive ecology in Samoa. Prior to starting at Yale, she pursued a MPhil in applied biological anthropology at the University of Cambirdge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She also holds a B.A. in anthropology and biology from Washington University in St. Louis. She has experience writing abstracts, scientific mansucripts, and fellowship/grant applications. She looks forward to working with students from diverse discplines at any stage of the writing process!