Gabriela is a Data Scientist with a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences who enjoys the challenges of solving complex problems, finding meaningful relationships within the data, and providing actionable recommendations and insights. Before joining NYC Data Science Academy, she was a scientist in the field of genetics, developmental and cell biology. She conducted research as a Postdoc at the University of Minnesota for 5 years, where she also gained teaching experience. Her scientific work has resulted in 7 publications in highly rated scientific journals. She cherishes spending time with her family, salsa dancing, yoga, rock climbing, and reading mystery novels.