Positions

Instructor
Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Education

PhD from Northwestern University
Life Sciences/Molecular Biology
MS from Chicago State University
Cell and Molecular Biology
BS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Biological Sciences

Professional Statement

The goal of my research is to improve the current treatments available to treat infertility by studying the signaling pathways that control blastocyst implantation in the uterus. I am also a fellow in the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) program, which provides training in the pedagogy of education. Through my participation in the IRACDA fellowship, I have designed and implemented inquiry-based laboratory modules for advanced cell biology students at the University of St. Thomas, a Hispanic-serving institution in Houston. I have also taught lecture and practicum courses in Cell and Molecular Biology to undergraduate students. My career goals include obtaining faculty position at an institution that values research and teaching.

Selected Publications

Memberships

Society for the Study of Reproduction
Endocrine Society

Funding

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Education and Career Horizon Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (REACH-IRACDA)
Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Award
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
NIH LRP Award
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
NIH Supplement to Promote Diversity in Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Mentoring for Success: Developing fundamental Skills for Biomedical Research
Training Grant
NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development