Aaron Bao

Aaron was a Washington University undergraduate in the lab from September 2017 until his graduation in December 2020. Aaron majored in Biology with a concentration in microbiology and a minor in Anthropology through the Medicine and Society program. Aaron was a volunteer at BJH, a biology tutor, and a test writer for WashU’s Chemistry Tournament. He enjoys cooking, playing piano, and exercising in his free time. Aaron went on to work as a researcher with Dr. Friedhelm Hildebrandt at Boston Children’s Hospital.


Ryan, J.J., A. Bao, B. Bell, C. Ling, and M.E. Jackrel (2021). Drivers of Hsp104 potentiation revealed by scanning mutagenesis of the middle domain. Protein Science. link