Chris has more than 15 years of experience in intelligence and scientific analysis, government policy development, and biotechnology research. He specializes in the areas of infectious disease surveillance and chemical/biological terrorism.
Chris has supported the federal government during several real-world events, including unusual human disease outbreaks, intentional food contamination incidents, and foreign chemical weapons investigations. He has extensive hands-on molecular biology experience, gained while working in the laboratories of private biotechnology firms. He has worked on numerous studies that examined the genetic differences of various diseases, and helped to develop new methods to analyze and identify the DNA of dangerous biological agents.
Chris holds a master’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology and an MBA from Georgetown University. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia.