Nick Garaffo


Senior Student Lab Manager

Nick is a third year Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. Within BIG, Nick has created a quarter long training program to train any undergraduate on basic to advanced cloning techniques. As Senior Student Lab Manager, Nick has helped promote the Student Lab Manager (SLM) program and organize existing protocols. Furthermore, Nick is working with Jacob Lang et al. for the Mammalian cell culturing project.

Outside of BIG, Nick is running an independent project in the Marsh-Armstrong lab where he is attempting to knock out mitochondrial function in Xenopus laevis to study molecular mechanism within glaucoma.