Joori Park is a sixth year PhD candidate in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. She investigates how insects sense the world by understanding the gustatory system in fruit flies. Besides science, she is interested in business and student government. She currently serves as the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Professional Development Committee Chair, and was a former Graduate Student Assembly Chair. Prior to attending Yale, Joori graduated from Stanford. Outside of her professional interests, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and baking.