Harmon Bhasin
Harmon BhasinPresident
Harmon is a senior studying Computer Science and Economics, researching computational biology. He's interested developing novel methods for the detection of emerging human pathogens via wastewater metagenomics.
Luke Johnson
Luke JohnsonVice President
Luke is a junior studying Chemical Engineering. He’s interested in applying industrial biotechnology to biosecurity and agrigenomics. Feel free to reach out to discuss interests in biosecurity, genomics and research.
Rodrigo Ibarra
Rodrigo IbarraResearch Manager
Rodrigo is a graduate student in the Cellular and Molecular biology program with a master's in biotechnology. His research interests are viruses, their mechanisms of evolution and how we can prevent and detect the potential threat of pandemic viruses.
Calvin Slaughter
Calvin SlaughterFellowship Manager
Calvin is a senior studying food science with an emphasis on food safety. He’s interested in the prevention of novel zoonotic pathogen transmission through agricultural systems.
Hunter Ries
Hunter RiesResearch Manager
Hunter is a graduate student in the Cellular and Molecular Pathology program. His research aims to better define the mechanisms by which RNA viruses emerge to cause disease in humans.
Max Gehred
Max GehredOutreach Manager
Max is a senior studying statistics and philosophy. He likes politics, playing rec sports, and reading non-fiction - he plans to work as a congressional staffer after graduation.