Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi is a Biochemistry major at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was born in Columbia and has lived there his entire life. He joined Mizzou in the fall of 2015 with the goal of becoming a physician. He joined the Cocroft lab after spending two years at the Shultz-Appel lab, where he collaborated with the Cocroft lab. His primary research interests are Arabidopsis thaliana plants, specifically their leaf trichomes and leaf counting. He is fascinated by all that is cat and enjoys coding.