07/2015 – Graduate Student, UIUC
09/2010 – 06/2014 B.S. Biochemistry, Allegheny College
Chad was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained his B.S. from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where he completed the total synthesis of an antifouling marine furanosesquiterpene under Dr. Shaun Murphree. Currently in the Sarlah Group, he is working towards the total synthesis of complex, biologically active natural products.
In his spare time, he enjoys lifting, cooking, fishing, and watching/praying for Steelers to win a Superbowl.