Graduate Research Assistant - Molecular Microbiology MERGE-ID, Tufts University School of Medicine

BS Industrial Microbiology (2011), University of Puerto Mayaguez 
MS Biomedical Sciences (2020), University of Texas Health San Antonio
PhD Molecular Microbiology (in process), Tufts School of Medicine

Ivan's first research project was in the Hernandez lab through the SMART Program in 2009 working along PhD students Megan Howard and Kevin McCabe. His current research interests are bacterial pathogenesis and host pathogen interactions.