Karol has a BSc in Genetics and Molecular Biology (University of Wolverhampton, 2010) and a MSc with merit in IAS: DNA Analysis, Proteomics and Metabolomics (Robert Gordon University, 2011). His MSc research was part of an ongoing project at the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen and was about the Atlantic salmon polymerase I promoter.

Karol is interested in synthetic biology and science in general.  Likes to eat and plays volleyball for a hobby.