Jacob is a third year Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major with experience in forming and leading research projects in prokaryotic and mammalian synthetic biology. He is a founding officer of BioInnovation Group, and was a member of the award-winning 2018 iGEM team at UC Davis. He is currently leading the Mammalian Cell-Based Stress Bioassay project, and was recently hired at Genentech as a Manufacturing Sciences Cell Culture Laboratory Intern.
After college, he hopes to pursue a career in the biotech entrepreneurship space. Outside of research, he enjoys boxing and spending time with family.