Nicholas Vasi

Nicholas Vasi is the Director of Communications at the Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this role he manages internal and external communications, public relations, media responsibilities, news coverage, and marketing strategy for the Institute. Promoting the faculty, affiliates, staff, students, and partnerships, including the Institute's leading partnership with the Energy Biosciences Institute, is essential to the IGB's mission of advancing life sciences research in the state of Illinois.

He serves as the Production Director for the magazine, working directly with the members at University of Illinois and remotely with colleagues at UC Berkeley, to publish Bioenergy Connection.