PhD. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)
Carla received her PhD. in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) program. She graduated with a Bachelor's in Biochemistry (with minors in Chemistry and Computer Science) from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, where she researched antibiotic resistance in E. coli and M. ruber.
Carla's current research focus is in creating and improving machine learning-based methods of predicting RNA-protein interactions. She is also a TA for Human Anatomy Lab (Biol 255L).