Education: Carnegie Mellon University junior majoring in biological sciences and minoring in chemistry. Plans to pursue an advanced degree in molecular biology.
Background: Conducts molecular biology research that involves analyzing a method of fluorescently labeling proteins so they can be monitored inside cells. He will intern this summer at Merck Pharmaceuticals Research Labs in New Jersey.
Noteworthy: Recently was one of 323 college sophomores and juniors nationwide to be awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.