Nicolas is a visiting student from NYU Shanghai. In 2016 he graduated from The Governor’s Academy in Massachusetts and immediately went to study in China afterwards. He is a Swiss/ American Biology student with intended Minors in Chemistry, Computer Science, and Interactive Media Arts. He has previously had lab experience with Cancer research, but now he has switched over to Marine Biology in an attempt to explore a new field. In the Amin Lab he is continuing a project that looks into identifying bacteria-secreted compounds and observing their effects on diatom growth.