My research has ranged from developing green synthesis methods in an organic chemistry lab, to studying the complex genomic networks regulating tissue regeneration in sea squirts, to founding a diagnostic testing laboratory for cannabis that I operated for nearly 6 years.
I taught for a combined seven years at the university level as both a TA and instructor. Now, I contribute to various projects focused on decentralized data ownership and scientific publishing in web3. I've participated as an active member in a range of DAOs across the Ethereum and Near Protocol ecosystems. My experience as a biotech founder lends a broad entrepreneurial skill set to my work.
Outside of work, I enjoy doing more weird things. My favorite creative outlet is practicing and performing with fire. I also consider myself a lifelong musician and artist. During grad school, I began building art installations at music festivals and selling vortex water fountains on Etsy as a side gig. My thoughts tend to sprawl out laterally as I attempt to connect ideas into larger patterns. Web3 and DAOs combine my passion for being creative with my analytical side that's fascinated by the evolution of complex network topologies.
Flow, Science, Art
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