Mahsa, was born and raised in Iran. She moved to United States to pursue her education in Masters of biotechnology from Middle Tennessee State University. With her microbiology and molecular biology background, she joined Dr. Crowe lab at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2016. She started her career with sequencing of monoclonal antibodies against emerging infectious diseases to determine variable region of the antibody genes. Not long after that, she became Research Assistant II and currently is responsible for sequencing human immune repertoire to decode human immune system. Comprehensive mapping of human immune repertoire will then facilitate vaccine design for both infectious diseases and cancers. She uses automation and cutting-edge technologies to process high-throughput samples. In her free time, she likes to dance, listen to music and hang out with her friends!