Benjamin Romanjenko, a sophomore majoring in Microbiology will work with Vikram to develop a bioinformatics data analysis skill set. He intends to do independent research with the IBC during his junior and senior years and has tentative plans to either go to medical school or conduct graduate studies in biomedical sciences.

Ben is a native of Sheridan, Wyoming. He is an avid cross country skier and he is currently on the men’s nordic team at the University of Wyoming.