Nikolai is a Biomedical Sciences PhD student at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Nikolai previously served as a Lab Manager at Washington State University - Spokane, and before that he obtained his B.A. in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania in 2014.
Outside the lab or class, Nikolai is involved in activities including student government and teaching interactive STEM workshops in K-12 classrooms. In his free time, Nikolai can be found reading up on science and social policy, playing Cards Against Humanity, people watching in Dolores Park, or aggravatingly waiting for the next season of Game of Thrones.
Nikolai looks forward to contributing to the oSTEM National Conference again on the 2017 Sponsorship Committee.