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Zachary C., PhD
Zack received a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology along with a liberal arts education from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. He then moved to Houston, TX, where he received a graduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. His doctoral work focused on the antibacterial properties of the off-patent, antifungal drug ciclopirox, with an overall goal of moving ciclopirox forward as a novel treatment for antibiotic resistant bacteria. He has published in PloS One and PloS Pathogens, and he has assisted with writing grant proposals, experimental protocols, and fellowships. In his spare time, he has written blog posts for an independent science outreach organization and is a published short story author.