Mounica Vallurupalli is a hematology-oncology fellow at Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Center. She grew up in Ann Arbor, MI and completed her undergraduate studies in cell and molecular biology at University of Michigan. She completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School where she also completed a year-long research fellowship through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Fellows program. She trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital where she will also be a Chief Medical Resident in the 2019-2020 academic year. In the lab, Mounica has an interest in understanding the role of epigenetic alterations in influencing chromatin structure, gene expression and cell state changes that are of relevance in the development of leukemia as well as response or resistance to therapy. Outside of the lab, Mounica can be found at her favorite spin class, listening to podcasts or reading a good book.