Ben Fogelson with his dog Frida. She's looking for bits of taco on the floor.

Ben Fogelson is a mathematical biologist working in cell mechanics. He models the cytoskeleton and the physics of nuclear transport. Ben has written about his own work and reported on other scientific breakthroughs for Scientific American. He is currently a joint postdoctoral scholar at the math department of the University of Utah and at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute at Ohio State University.