Ikjot received his MS in Bioinformatics from Boston University. In the Naik lab he works as a bioinformatics analyst across all relevant projects. He maintains a lab database for sequencing data, performs custom computational analysis and collaborates closely with basic and clinical researchers to analyze large genomic data sets. His long term goal is to pursue a PhD in bioinformatics and develop new statistical and computational methods to tackle novel and complex datasets. In his spare time, he practices boxing and enjoys reading fiction/fantasy books and horror manga.