Nick LaPlante is currently a Ph.D. student at Stanford University, studying human RNA editing in Dr. Jin Billy Li's lab in the Department of Genetics. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, where he studied in the Great Books program and Biology.
Before Stanford, Nick worked at the University of Washington studying tuberculosis and at Johns Hopkins studying pathogenic yeast. He is an avid Seattle Mariners fan, enjoys coffee, drawing, and spending time with his wife Laura and son Wyatt.