Rachel Marty

PhD Student, UC San Diego

Rachel Marty is a PhD student in Bioinformatics at UC San Diego, where she received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship to fund her computational cancer immunology research. Currently, she is performing her research at the Ludwig Center for Cancer Research in Lausanne, Switzerland on a NSF GROW scholarship.  Her research focuses on algorithmically classifying complex immune coding regions of the genome that impact cancer progression. Prior to graduate school, she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UC San Diego while lettering on the NCAA basketball team where she was team captain her senior year. Rachel has participated in leading edge basketball research for nearly a decade.