Mr. Kazilek currently serves in the Office of the University Provost and is the Vice Provost for Technology. In this role he works closely with the University Chief Information Officer and oversees technology integration and innovation. He focuses on broad range of technologies that can be implemented in the classroom, research, marketing, and outreach. His primary research interest is in cell biology and biological imaging. In addition to his research interest, Mr. Kazilek has been involved with informal and formal educational outreach programs since 1997. He is the creator and developer of the Ask A Biologist program and the co-developer of the Paper Project.