Education: Tulane University, Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Computer Science
Lives in New Orleans, LA, USA
Thomas is currently in his senior year studying Neuroscience and Computer Science at Tulane University. In addition to being a student, Thomas also acts as the captain of the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program, dedicated to teaching students via interactive review sessions. Before becoming the SI Captain, Thomas served as the SI for Genetics at Tulane. He was well prepared for his role as SI and as a tutor due to his time teaching English in China.
Thomas also has experience working with middle and high school students during his time tutoring with Lexington’s College and School Planning Services. Thomas recently presented his research concerning suicide risk among cancer patients at the NAACR/IACR Annual Conference. He also conducts electrophysiology research with The Brain Institute at Tulane, focusing on the cellular interactions at the Calyx of Held within the auditory system. His work regarding novel EML4-ALK rearrangement mutations found in squamous cell carcinoma cases has been published in Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.
In his free time, Thomas serves as the Senior Advisor for the Asian American Student Union at Tulane and rows with the Tulane Rowing Team. He also enjoys cycling, rewatching The Office, and listening to Billy Joel in his spare time.