Associate Research Scholar
PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2010, Organic/Peptide Chemistry
Zack is developing novel chemical biology tools to interrogate epigenetic phenomena, specifically in the regulation of histone methyltransferases. He is also researching synthetic approaches to tie peptidyl knots, which could have far-reaching implications for the burgeoning field of shoe-based nanotechnology.
Recently Zack has discovered that he shares >80% of his genome with that of the prestigious platypus, and so he has been working hard to elucidate what aspects of himself can be considered most platypus-like. Suggestions are welcome.