Megan Burak joined Columbia University in August 2016 and currently serves as the Center's Assistant Director of Administration. She has previously worked in the nonprofit and academic fields coordinating the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists at the New York Academy of Sciences and the academic laboratories in the Department of Biology at New York University. Ms. Burak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Hartford and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management with Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.