Carlos received a BS from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in May 2008 and majored in Industrial Biotechnology. He received his MBA in 2010 from the Pontifical Catholic University in Puerto Rico. Carlos completed his PhD in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and was a member of Dr. Leslie Leinwand's Lab. He did his lab rotations in Dr. Xuedong Liu's lab in Biochemistry, in Dr. Theodore Randolph's Lab in Chemical and Biological Engineering and in Dr. Leslie Leinwand's Lab in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. Carlos graduated in Fall 2018.