Christina is a PhD student in the Bioengineering department. She is currently working on improving Brillouin scanning techniques. Her future research interests are studying the mechanical properties and behaviors of cancer cells. She graduated from Drexel University in June, 2016 with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and concentration in Biomechanics. She is the first year representative for the Bioengineering Grad Student Society and a mentor for the Program to Enhance Participation in Research (PEPR).