is a self declared mitochondriac - it all started at UFU. He pursued his Ph.D studying mitochondrial electrophysiology in the laboratory of Marisa Campo, University of Extremadura. He then moved first to NYU (Casey Kinnally) and later Cornell (Giovanny Manfredi) as a postdoctoral fellow to study the involvement of mitochondrial ion channels in cell death. He is now living his dream as an assistant professor at Baruch College - CUNY.
is a research assistant in the Peixoto Lab and returning as Ph.D. student in the MCD program (FA 2022). She is a native San Franciscan, received her B.S. and a conditional M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from SFSU. She moved to NYC to further her career in science as a queer Filipinx Latinx woman. Beth id interested in understanding how mitochondria play roles in neural plasticity. She enjoys working on a team and growing into a seasoned scientist in hopes that her presence adds to making the minority a future majority. In her free time, she owns and operates a small business selling art centered around mental health and good vibes.
is a Junior undergraduate at Baruch College pursuing a B.A in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology.
Originally from a small town in Poland, she came to NYC to pursue her passion for science and explore all the opportunities that the city has to offer. She is working towards furthering her education in science beyond a Bachelor’s Degree and is dedicated to establishing herself in a career in the healthcare industry. Izabela is excited to be a part of the Peixoto Lab to grow and learn from a great team of scientists. She is interested in learning how mitochondrial dysfunction affects the onset and progression of neurodegenerative diseases. In her free time she enjoys baking, traveling and trying new cuisines.
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is an NYU graduate with over 15 years of experience helping higher Ed institutions and human services attain funding through proposal development, consulting, and honing of stewardship in partnering with donors, alumni, and institutional givers. She joined the Peixoto lab to leverage team-work and funding. In her spare time she listens to Conchita Buika and dreams of Selena and Frida Kahlo. Bidibidibombom.