Timothy received a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina Asheville and majored in Mathematics. He is rostered in the Department of Applied Mathematics. Timothy completed his first lab rotation in Dr. Joel Kralj's lab in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. He completed his second lab rotation in Dr. Orit Peleg's lab in the Department of Computer Science. Timothy completed his third lab rotation in Dr. Zachary Kilpatrick's lab in the Department of Applied Mathematics. For his fourth lab rotation, he worked with two other IQ Biology students and Dr. Ryan Layer was their advisor.