Nayana Thimmiah

Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Nayana is originally from Worcester, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Applied Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her current research interests involve genome wide CRISPR screening and mechanistic studies behind irregularly expressed proteins in TNBC cells. Her future plans include furthering her education within the healthcare field to continue to help those in need.

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Information
Name: Nayana Thimmiah
Address: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, CLS Building, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
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2014 – 2018 Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2023 – present Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Scientific Career
2016 – 2018 Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2019 – 2022 Scientific Researcher, Mass General Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
2023 – present Student-Academic Year, Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute