Kinjal majored in biology, chemistry, and mathematics at Drury University. He then went to graduate school in immunology at Washington University in St Louis and completed his post-doctoral training in virology at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Rhiannon graduated from La Sierra University with a B.S in Biomedical Sciences. Her undergrad research focused on viral replication and host interactions. In her free time, Rhiannon enjoys reading, crafts, and baking. Her hometown is Chandler, AZ.
Claire graduated from Denison University in 2021 with a B.S. in Biology where she researched epigenetics of UV hyper-resistance in Yeast. Claire enjoys climbing, collecting houseplants and spending time outside. Her hometown is Cross Plains, WI.
Monnette graduated from Texas State University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Her undergrad research focused on protein-RNA interactions in Arabidopsis. Monnette enjoys playing with her dogs, good food and seeing new sights. Her hometown is Pharr, TX.
Beatrice graduated from UC Riverside with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Her undergraduate research was focused on division plane orientation in maize. Beatrice enjoys cooking, trying new foods, and playing her Switch. Her hometown is Lake Elsinore, CA.
Gavin graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2018 with a Bachelor's in Cellular and Molecular Biology. He worked in the Ocular Gene Therapy Lab at the Medical College of Wisconsin till 2022. He enjoys playing video games, working out, and seeing new places.
Isabella is a Senior at UW-Madison pursuing a degree in pharmacology and toxicology and a global health certificate. Her hometown is Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She enjoys backpacking, swimming, and trying new foods.
Elizabeth is a Junior at UW-Madison and is currently studying biochemistry on a pre-pharmacy track. Her hometown is Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. She enjoys reading, spending time with her friends and family, and trying new restaurants.
Romeo (Human: Claire)
Also known as Fluffybutt and Fluffernutter. He won't beg for much but he will beg for lettuce.
Harriet (Human: Ellie)
Harriet has the heart of a pirate and used to be a ship’s cat.
Toby (Human: Rhiannon)
Also known as Stinky Mans and Toe Beans. He is blind and deaf but will always know if chicken is in the vicinity.
Osiris (better known as Bud and Chunkybutt) loves to sleep, chase squirrels, cuddle and eat.
Nebula (Human: Monnette)
Nebula better know as Nebbi. Loves treats, toilet paper and cardboard boxes. Loves to cuddle on her own terms and has the biggest
Nova (Human: Monnette)
Nova better known as mamacita baby girl, chikibaby, or princess loves to look out the window, eat blueberries, and watch movies.
Aries (Human: Kinjal)
She is a woman in STEM. She loves chasing rabbits, hunting for treats, and begs like a champ.
Little Man (Human: Gavin)
The true embodiment of an orange cat: sweet, lovely, and cuddly one moment and a complete monster the next.
Nala (Human: Gavin)
The sweetest girl who is also the biggest glutton on the planet and will immediately eat anything that falls on the ground.