Saki Chan joined Fusion in 2018. They graduated from UCSD in 2011 with an M.S. in Molecular Biology and a B.A. in Music, with a minor in East Asian Language, Politics, and Religion. After graduating, Saki decided to open a vegan bakery but, lacking startup money, they got a job at a biotech company where they continue to work as an applications scientist. Saki specializes in extracting DNA from field samples, veganizing bakery recipes, designing and sewing clothes, writing poetry, painting paintings, and training pets. During their free time, Saki enjoys playing piano, reading DIY tutorials, and trying to be a real-life Lara Croft in the safety of an indoor rock climbing gym.