Zach received a B.A. in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is rostered in the Department of Computer Science. Zach completed his first rotation with Larry Hunter in the Computational Bioscience Program at Anschutz Medical Campus. He completed his second rotation in Manuel Lladser’s lab in the Department of Applied Mathematics. Zach completed his third rotation in Sabrina Spencer’s lab in the Department of Biochemistry. For his team rotation, Zach worked with two other IQ students in Boswell Wing and Alexis Templeton’s labs in the Department of Geological Sciences. Zach joined the Dowell lab in May 2021.