Michael Baym ('98)

Michael Baym Senior Photo

Michael Baym was a member of the Uni graduating Class of 1998. During his time at Uni, Baym was a part of StudProd, Art club, and Chemistry Club. After graduating from Uni, Baym received his PhD in Mathematics from MIT and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School in Systems Biology. In July 2017, Baym started the Baym Lab at Harvard Medical School, where he researches microbial evolution through experiment, computation, and theory.


“Baym Laboratory at Harvard Medical School.” Michael Baym Laboratory. 

“Michael Baym.” Michael Baym | Department of Biomedical Informatics.


Senior Quote

"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Club Membership

Orchestra, Japan Club, Chemistry Club, Music Club, Jazz Band, Art Club, 

Notable Accomplishments

- Assistant Professor at Harvard studying the evolution of antimicrobial resistance

- National attention for striking visual of bacteria evolving in real-time in 2016