Dr. Kat Sinclair Fenter completed her B.S. in Biotechnology at JMU with a minor in Theater and a Ph.D. in Microbiology at VCU. She currently teaches Biology at Christopher Newport University, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Tidewater Community College. Her academic research included Drosophila genetics, biofilms and microbes involved in periodontal disease, and bacteriophages. In her free time, she also sings with the Doorway Singers, Hampton Roads’ one-of-a-kind quartet singing group, is the choir director at Temple Beth Chaverim, and you may have seen her this weekend or at other conventions as a singer in Dimensional Riffs, the spectacular nerd rock band.