is a chemistry major who is also fascinated by deep philosophical questions on the side. He currently works in the Gonzalez lab, studying ribosomes and the mechanisms of protein synthesis in cells. Previously, he researched catalytic platinum nanoparticles that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. After graduating from Columbia, Ethan hopes to pursue a PhD in chemistry and to work in academia. When he's not working, you can find him raving about how much he loves the Ferris avocado toast!