Marat worked with multiple organisms while at the University of Connecticut as well as at the Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, MA). He completed an M.S. (Microbial Systems Analysis) through the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut in 2019. He presented a poster at the Eastern Analytical Symposium titled “Quantification by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry of the Crustacean Hormone, Methyl Farnesoate in Green Crabs (Carcinus maenas)”, in 2019. While in the Synthetic Neurobiology group, Marat worked on multiple C. elegans and zebrafish technologies, aiming to empower the mapping and control of the brain.