Born in Peru, with academic life in Rio de Janeiro Brasil. I had my PhD in Biochemistry in the UFRJ. I have experience in Biochemistry, molecular biology and microbiology. I was Visiting professor in the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in the post-graduation program of Food Science. Living in New York since 2018, and I joined the Gudas Lab in March of 2020 to investigate the influence of retinoids in pancreatic cancer. Outside of the lab, my main interests are tennis, swimming and volleyball.