Alessandra Silva

Position title: Lab Manager


Alessandra received her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2018. She majored in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, with a concentration in Anthropology. After interning at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Fisher Center, she led lab operations and conducted research as the Lab Manager of the Freedman Lab at the University of Chicago. In addition to her scientific career, she has 15 years of performing arts experience and currently teaches salsa and bachata classes.