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BS in Chemistry from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. Earned a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the Ponce School of Medicine. Currently working as a postdoctoral fellow at MIT.
As a graduate student, I worked with Dr. Gregory Quirk on the neural mechanisms of fear leraning and extinction. As a postdoc at MIT, I'm investigating how chronic stress affects fear learning. We use viral-vectors to modify the expression of specific genes in order to modify the behavior of rodents.
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