Center: Goddard Space Flight Center
Claudia Alvarez Carreno is a third-year NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow who is a medical doctor by training and then discovered that she really enjoys basic science. She finished medical school then pursued a doctoral degree in biological sciences. Her research at NASA focuses on the origins of life. She says you can tell a lot about the history of humanity by studying the molecules of humans. Alvarez Carreno studies patterns of ribosomal proteins across all living organisms to help understand past events. In this episode of Further Together: The ORAU Podcast, Alvarez Carreno talks to host Michael Holtz about her own evolution as a scientist, the importance of mentorship and collaboration, and so much more.
Transcript coming soon