Sarah was born and raised in Plymouth, MA. She previously worked at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. More recently, Sarah was involved with the Buzzards Bay Water Quality Monitoring Program and the Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research Project. In 2012-2013, she had the opportunity to work at the Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she conducted microbial ecology and biogeochemistry field research. She has a cat named Corona.
Sarah is a master analytical chemist and budding bioinformatician.