Michael Sebek is a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for Complex Networks Research (CCNR), currently working under Dr. Barabási on the Foodome project. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry at Saint Louis University completed in 2017. Prior to joining the lab, his research was on electrochemical networks. His focus was two-fold: control of systems through external forcing and the impact of heterogeneities in a network on pattern formation.