Jacob is a post-doctoral researcher in the Sabeti Lab, a resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an incoming infectious disease fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds a B.S. from Stanford University, a D.Phil. in molecular parasitology from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar and member of the NIH-Oxford Graduate Partnership Program, and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is interested in genetics and pathophysiology of malaria and babesiosis, particularly antigenic variation and mutually exclusive gene expression.