Carlos Vera

Research Lab: Leslie Leinwand
Research department: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Research field: Molecular analysis of motor proteins
Position: Fifth Year Graduate Student

Why are you a part of CU Café?
I am interested in providing a support system for marginalized and underrepresented groups, and engaging with a diverse set of individuals to improve community engagement.

Research and/or career interest:
Research in industry

Long-term professional goal:
Executive position in industry, or in a non-profit organization

What do you like to do for fun?
Movies and sports

What is your favorite science adventure?
Probably a little cliché at this point, but the story of the pursuit of the DNA structure is still a pretty remarkable story.