Seth Parker received his B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his research under the direction of Dr. Xuedong Liu involved identifying and characterizing novel cancer therapeutics. Seth is now a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Bioengineering at UC San Diego advised by Dr. Christian Metallo. Seth’s predoctoral research focuses on understanding the impact of specific mutations on cancer cell metabolism. His research in this area has been published in journals such as Nature, Cancer Research, and Molecular Cell. Seth has received funding through training grants from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and the National Cancer Institute. Seth also served as the social chair for the Bioengineering Graduate Society and is involved in the Interfaces and Multi-Scale Biology Graduate Program. In his free time, Seth enjoys outdoor activities from camping to rock climbing and is an avid home brewer.