Jacob Enk, Ph.D.

Jake specializes in design and evaluation of molecular tools for targeted sequencing, and is passionate about matching Arbor’s clients’ research needs with innovative, cost-effective technologies. Before joining Arbor Biosciences in 2014, he performed graduate work in zooarchaeology and paleogenetics at Indiana University (B.S.) and the University of Utah (M.S.). Jake earned his Ph.D. from McMaster University under the mentorship of Prof. Hendrik Poinar, where he focused on Pleistocene elephantid phylogeography using ancient DNA techniques.