Growing up in New Jersey, David developed a special appreciation for bicycle rides, beachside boardwalks, and soccer. David attended Princeton University, where he graduated with a degree in Molecular Biology. His research thesis on the behavioral and genetic basis of the courtship song of the fruit fly earned him a Senior Thesis Award and a scholarly publication in a peer-reviewed journal. He currently attends HMS and MIT as a student in the Health, Sciences and Technology curriculum and is pursuing MD and PhD degrees in neuroscience.
David has pursued extensive opportunities to mentor younger students, including as a resident advisor at Princeton and Harvard Medical School and as a pre-medical coach at Harvard College. His advising work earned him the Spirit of Princeton award his senior year of college. Before joining Cambridge Coaching, David had experience tutoring college and high school students in Latin, biology, and math, as well as classroom experience as a course instructor for Princeton and MIT’s annual SPLASH one-day course series open to the public in topics in biology, neuroscience, and politics.
Outside of the lab and the classroom, David also enjoys listening to jazz, swimming, and cooking Bengali food.