Dr. Strickland's real name is Doctor Carlos Merrian. In his younger years, he worked in the Ceres Mining and Tech University's biosciences lab, but was fired for his dubious ethical views.
Ganymede Incident Edit
He was subsequently employed by Protogen.
Strickland, with the help of Umea posing as Nicola Mulko, kidnaps Mei Meng from her kindergarten class. They then take take her to a secret lab with other children who suffer Myers-Skelton Premature Immunosenescence such as Sandro Ventisiete.
This kidnapping occurs suspiciously before the protomolecule hybrid attack on Ganymede.
The identity of Carlos Merrian is revealed to Prax in response to an appeal/plea for financial assistance in seeking Mei. A peer named Dr. Moynahan provided the lead which in turn revealed the connection to Protogen.