David Lasansky is majoring in Biochemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science at the University of Arizona. He is active in research under the direction of Dr. Indraneel Ghosh, whose lab studies the role of certain enzymes in the process of cellular signaling via the design and engineering of proteins. David is also a College of Science and CBC ambassador and works to recruit and help potential students applying to the U of A. Before attending University, David won awards at numerous Jazz festivals across the country and still continues to play as a member of the U of A's Studio Jazz Ensemble and periodically at various venues throughout town. When he's not in the lab or playing his saxophone, David enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family.