Aaron received a BS from Stanford University in May 2010. He majored in Biology and has a minor in Mathematics. He did his lab rotations in Dr. Debra Goldberg's lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. David Pollock's lab, CU Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and, Dr. Sam Flaxman's lab, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. In fall 2013, he joined the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department and was advised by Dr. David Pollock at Anschutz Medical Campus. Aaron graduated in Fall 2017.