studies in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Molecular Biology program revealed unexpected connections between genome stability and nuclear architecture. Her work led to major advancements in the fields of chromatin, DNA repair, and cancer biology. Tae has more than 7 publications in major scientific journals, many as the primary or single author. She received the DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics in 2017 and a Research Enhancement Fellowship from the USC Graduate School in 2016. While Tae is just now actively applying for postdoctoral positions, she has already received informal offers from several top laboratories at Harvard, Scripps and UPenn.