IntroductionObservational and theoretical motivation for particle dark matterInvestigating dark matter with cosmic gamma raysRecent results and unexplained anomalies from gamma-ray dark matter searchesFuture outlookConclusion
Andrea Albert first became interested in particle astrophysics while studying at Rice University. She earned her doctorate at The Ohio State University where she performed searches for dark matter signals using the Fermi Large Area Telescope. While a postdoc at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, she was tapped to be the Dark Matter and New Physics working group coordinator within the Fermi LAT Collaboration. She is currently the Marie Curie Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory where she continues the hunt for dark matter signals using both the Fermi LAT and the HAWC Observatory. Andrea also enjoys Jazzercise and hanging out at home with her husband Dylan and their two cats Ben and Marty.