Christopher is founder and CTO of Universal Bio Mining. He holds a B.S. degree in Biology and Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). While working on his undergraduate and graduate work, he held a position managing a start-up laboratory working on bacterial biopolymer research for heavy metal remediation systems. He then went on to a position at WPI managing the Bioprocess Laboratory. Recently, he has worked in the biofuels industry as Senior R&D Scientist in the genetics, biochemistry, and pilot plant programs at EdenIQ.