Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'd say my driving personality trait is curiosity. It drives most
of my lifestyle choices and has the loudest voice in my decision
Half Japanese, half American. I've lived in France, Japan, US,
Italy, and now in London for the past five years. I'm usually
looking for a new adventure and to learn something new each
While I lived in Italy and England for a total of 12 years, I never
lost my american accent although I have picked up certain
British/London vernacular (trousers, lorries and the occasional
innit when I'm drunk?)
I like to spend time outdoors and I'm relatively active.
I devour books, newspapers, and magazines although these days I
find myself mostly reading science journals. If you have any book
suggestions then let me know!
I just finished reading 'Preparation for the Next Life' by Atticus
Lish, 'Modern Romance' by Aziz Ansari and 'The Shadow of the Sun:
My African Life' by Ryszard Kapuscinski. On the side working on
Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology by Jim
Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden. That's a snapshot of my reading
I've also buckled down and started a coursera class in Machine
learning, which is kicking my butt as I've had to re-learn some
linear algebra and basic calculus along with programming in a new
Having lived in Italy for 7 years I know my way around the kitchen.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am currently a final year PhD student. I'm researching melanoma
(skin cancer) and hoping to find new treatments! I have no idea
where this is going to take me but I'm enjoying the ride.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making mistakes and learning from them.
Asking random questions
The first things people usually notice about me
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The beard, I've had it for a year and a half now.
My cookie monster t-shirt
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books- anything by Bill Bryson
A Song of Ice and Fire series
Movies: Cohen Brothers Films
food: anything and everything
Music: Talib Kwali, Mos Def, Common, Incubus, RHCP, Pearl Jam, Daft
Punk, Tycho, Matoma, Odesza, kendrick lamar, childish gambino,
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Where my next home will be. What my next meal will be. How to
convince my thesis committee that I've done enough work already.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Either out with my friends eating, drinking and having a good time,
or I'm on a bus/train/plane/car going somewhere to visit family or
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