Zach recently started at Octant as a Research Associate working on high-throughput chemical assembly and screening. He graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Biotechnology in 2021. While at JMU, Zach was a research assistant in the lab of George Vidal where he studied the effect of integrin beta-3 deficiency on the morphology of cortical neurons in the developing mouse brain.
Outside of the lab, Zach enjoys, hiking, playing board games, and slaying monsters in Dungeons and Dragons.