5th year graduate student
Voigt Lab, BE, Synthetic Biology Center
Alex began his PhD in the Biological Engineering Department in 2015 and does research in the lab of Chris Voigt. In the Voigt Lab, Alex is using synthetic biology to create engineered probiotic bacteria that can respond to their environment and can increase therapeutic safety and efficacy. He received his B.S. in Molecular Biology at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, NY, his hometown. Alex has a minimalist style of communication and a passion for helping clients communicate their science in simple and concise terms. Outside of science, Alex enjoys playing soccer, long days on the golf course, and any other excuse to get outside.