Benjamin Fait is a Ph.D. candidate at the Rockefeller University in the laboratory of Nathaniel Heintz, where he studies the connectivity of corticospinal circuits. Prior to Rockefeller, he was a Fulbright Researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain. He received his undergraduate degree at Yale University, where he served as a fellow at Women's Health Research at Yale (WHRY).


The disconnect between the public’s trust of scientists and its disregard for scientific advice is a paradox which must be addressed in order to better prepare for future crises.