Christi O’Donnell graduated from Wager college in 2006 with a B.S. in Chemistry. After graduating from college she worked in the Flow core at Aaron Diamond AIDS Research center under the direction of Peter Lopez. In 2008 she began taking classes in Polytechnic Institute of Technology in the Chemical engineering department, while taking classes she became second author on a paper published in Molecular Pharmaceutics. October 2012 she became a member of Sloan Kettering’s FCCF department under the direction of Jan Hendrikx.