Dr. Ryan Summers graduated from Utah State University in 2007 with a B.S. and M.S. in Biological Engineering. Following his time at USU, he enrolled at the University of Iowa, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering in 2011 with Dr. Mani Subramanian. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing at the University of Iowa.