Joe was UCSD Area Safety Coordinator for the School of Biological Sciences Instructional Labs and he supported staff for the Biochemical Techniques undergraduate lab class for 28 years. His experience at UCSD in experiment preparation/troubleshooting, lab organization and safety has given him an excellent skill set for helping students learn in a research laboratory setting. Joe earned a B.A. in Geology at Pomona College. He is an avid outdoorsman and an Injury Dynamics master instructor.