Jonathan began pursuing a doctorate in Biochemistry and Biophysics at RPI in the fall of 2020. He is co-advised by Prof. Robert Linhardt and Prof. Mattheos Koffas and is currently developing biosensors to study heterogeneity in bacterial cultures. Before joining RPI, Jonathan researched neuronal protein structure at Cedarville University and received a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology there. He intends to pursue a career researching industrial microbiology and metabolic engineering. Outside of lab, Jonathan spends time cooking, playing bass, and creating card and board games.