Thi is an award-winning medical doctor and molecular biologist with 10 years of experience in biomedical science. He obtained his MD from the Free University of Berlin and was a research fellow in pharmacology at Yale University. Thi then obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Cambridge, where he worked at the world-famous MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. Thi won scholarships worth over $200,000 and is passionate about mentoring students. He is now building his own biotech company and loves composing music, rock climbing and trying out all kinds of food in his free-time.