Joseph Osmundson is a scientist and writer. He has a PhD in Molecular Biophysics from The Rockefeller University and is a professor at NYU. His writing has appeared in The Village Voice, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and other places, and his book Inside/Out came out in 2018. He's a member of the COVID-19 Working Group – NY and a Scientific Advisor to TAG on issues of SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics and treatment. His work has been supported by The American Cancer Society, The Fulbright Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and The Lambda Literary Foundation. He's the second least funny voice on the queer literary podcast Food 4 Thot.