Fanuel Muindi grew up in Tanzania and completed his undergraduate degree at Morehouse College and his PhD in Biology at Stanford University. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is now Assistant Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. He is also the co-Director and co-founder of the Stem Advocacy Institute (SAI). He is a meta-scientist and his research interests lie in understanding the structure of scientific questions. Fanuel likes to meditate, run, and take pictures. He is a fan of black and white photographs and is the author of the Reflections photo-book series.