Will serves as a bioinformatics trainer and research consultant at the core. He completed his PhD at the University of Maryland at College Park while studying the evolution of sex chromosomes within African Cichlids. During his time at UMD, Will also completed a CIRTL certification that included assessing the impact of pre-lecture readingin the undergraduate classroom. Following his PhD, he carried out post-doctoral research at the Institute of Science and Technology - Austria evaluating the evolution of sexual conflict following a whole genome duplication event within Cyprinids. Will’s interests include increasing accessibility to bioinformatics tools and resources, improving pedagogy within universities and the implementation of bioinformatics utilities to a wide variety of applications.