Jake is currently a sophomore on a pre-med track pursuing a human biology major. He has been an undergraduate research assistant at the Friesen Lab since February 2013. In lab, he assist with many projects but is currently most interested in superoxide dependent nitrogenases from S. thermoautotrophicus.
Enrolling at Michigan State in the fall of 2012, Jake is new to lab work and is eager to learn. As part of his biology lab class, he is currently design and testing cystic fibrosis diagnostic assays. Outside of class, Jake enjoys playing tennis and volunteering at Sparrow Hospital.