Ryan Olsen was born and raised in Gardnerville, Nevada. After graduating from Douglas Excessive Faculty, he moved to Reno. Ryan acquired an A.S. in Environmental Science from TMCC in 2015. Whereas finishing that diploma, he took molecular and microbiology courses the place he discovered he had a ardour for the organic sciences. Ryan enrolled within the M.S./B.S. Biotechnology program on the College of Nevada, Reno the place he helped to develop novel strategies to provide bark beetle pheromones for use in additional sustainable pest administration. After commencement from this system in 2016, Ryan labored for one more start-up firm at UNR and helped to develop an inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic for whooping cough. Excited by the potential for science to convey progressive options to environmental and well being issues, Ryan determined to additional his training and potential. Within the Fall of 2019, he joined Dr. Bells medicinal chemistry laboratory as a part of an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Mobile and Molecular Biology at UNR. Within the lab he applies his information in direction of growth of drug screening platforms specializing in antivirals for HBV and Covid-19.Outdoors of graduate research Ryans pursuits are mountain biking, mountaineering, and skateboarding.As a graduate scholar consultant his focus is on scholar wellbeing and bettering the graduate scholar way of life.