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Our Team

All of the CodeSciLab content was created by a team of dedicated computational scientists who met while pursuing PhDs at Harvard University.


Kate Lachance, PhD


Kate has a PhD in Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics from Harvard University. She grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended East Grand Rapids High School. She studied biology, computer science, and math during undergrad at Dartmouth College before moving to Boston to pursue her graduate degree. Kate works as a Consultant in Boston, MA.


Kayla Davis, PhD


Kayla has a PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences from Harvard University. She grew up in Stillwater, Oklahoma where she attended Stillwater High School. She later earned her B.S. in Biochemistry at Oklahoma State University before moving to Massachusetts to pursue her PhD. Since completing her doctorate, she is continuing research as a post-doctoral fellow in Boston, MA.


Rebecca Fine, PhD


Rebecca has a PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences from Harvard University, where she studied computational biology and human genetics. She grew up in White Plains, New York and earned her BS in psychology and neuroscience from Yale University. Since earning her doctorate, Rebecca works as a Computational Genomics Research Scientist in Boston, MA.

Meet the team

Anthony Lafontant

Product Manager

Anthony is an MBA student at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business. Before pursuing his MBA, he was a consultant at Deloitte, the founder of his own ed-tech start-up, and a teacher in Denver and Boston.


Emily Kerr

team member and content developer

Emily grew up in Shirley, Massachusetts. She earned a B.S. in Chemistry at Xavier University in Cincinnati and is now enrolled in the Chemistry and Chemical Biology PhD program at Harvard University.


Jane Huang, PhD

team member and content developer

Jane Huang has a PhD in Astronomy from Harvard University. She grew up in Chicago, Illinois and earned a B.S. in chemistry with a minor in physics at the University of Chicago. She is now working as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. 


Noah Bloch

 content developer

Noah is a student at Harvard University in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. He grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ and received his B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Biochemistry from Haverford College. 




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