Jacob is a native of Missouri. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Southwest Baptist University where he performed research with Dr. Michael Harmata as a Steven’s Summer Research Fellow. Jacob joined the Bloom lab in 2018. His research involves the development of new methods for synthesizing peptide therapeutics with the goal of treating small cell lung cancer and HIV.

B.S. - 2018

Southwest Baptist University

Fun facts

  • Jacob hails from a small village of 65 people and hundreds of cattle.
  • He  enjoys playing sports, especially soccer in his free time.