Gabrielle attended the University of South Florida in her native Tampa, FL. There she received a BS in Physics with a minor in Astronomy. Her research experience in Biophysics focused on protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases, specifically Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. In addition to her studies in Physics and Mathematics, Gabrielle also studied Art History and Graphic Design at the collegiate level, two disciplines for which she is still very passionate. The desire to inspire a love of learning in others brought her to NY to join the Fusion family. She also loves rock climbing, Lord of the Rings, and the author Gabriel Garcia Marquez.