Paul Bump – 2022 Wonderfest Science Envoy

Paul Bump

Paul Bump is an explorer of the small and squishy. His research in strange, enigmatic, marine invertebrates hopes to unlock secrets around basic biological processes and provide novel perspectives to advance fundamental cell biology research. As a PhD student at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station he currently studies how an organism can build two wildly different bodies during its life while having access to the same genetic information. Paul is passionate about studying a diversity of organisms for diversity of perspectives, microscopy, and disc golf.