Matt Volpe

Matt is a first year grad student interested in exploring how bacterial metabolism in the human microbiome affects health and disease. He is currently studying the biosynthetic pathway of colibactin, an unusual PKS-NRPS secondary metabolite in E. Coli. Outside of lab, he enjoys seeing (and performing in) plays and musicals, cooking, and constructing DIY projects of various sorts.

B.S.E., Princeton University, Hecht Lab