Anthony, a Los Angeles native, is a 4th year PhD student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering working in the lab of Prof. Yi Tang. His research focuses on developing synthetic biology tools to aid in natural product discovery and improved biosynthesis of valuable medicinal compounds. He received his B.S. In Chemical Engineering from UC Irvine. Outside of the laboratory he enjoys going to the gym and marathoning the Food Network and Rupaul's Drag Race.