2Blades is pleased to announce that Dr. Jack Westwood has joined our staff to serve as External Affairs Director. Dr. Westwood has a scientific background in crop disease, investigating viral pathogens in his graduate and post-doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. In 2012, he became Vice Consul and Head of Science and Innovation for the British Consulate. In this role, Dr. Westwood sought and supported scientific collaborations throughout the Midwestern US and the UK. As External Affairs Director, Dr. Westwood will help to foster 2Blades’ programs by communicating these efforts to a broad audience.