Josh Langmade received a B.S. in genetics and an M.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology both from The University of Kansas. He has worked at Washington University for over 17 years, with the majority of that time spent in the Ory/Schaffer lab within the Cardiology department. Through his previous research experiences, he developed an interest in projects involving next-gen sequencing and bioinformatics, which helped lead him to his current position. Josh joined the Mitra and Milbrandt labs as a staff scientist in May of 2019. His current research, through the MGI pilot project, involves helping to develop a method to encode cellular phenotypes with fluorescence. When not working in the lab, Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, enjoying a variety of outdoor activities and cooking BBQ.