Carlos received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. During his undergraduate studies, he researched the genetic evolution of endangered species that are endemic to the Caribbean, including the Puerto Rican parrot. Now in the Srivastava Lab, he is interested in studying the potency and dynamics of Hofstenia neoblasts during regeneration. Outside of the lab, he is interested in amplifying Latinx diversity and inclusion in STEM.