Jason graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Biochemistry and a B.A. in Computer Science, where he conducted research with Prof. Tom Rovis. In the Rovis group, Jason worked on cobalt/photoredox-catalyzed alkyne cyclization and functionalization. While at Columbia, he also worked on protein structure prediction, de novo metalloprotein design and gene expression prediction using single-cell epigenomics. Outside lab, he enjoys drinking and watching Lakers games.