Karissa Muñoz


PhD in Developmental and Cell Biology, UCI (grad date May 2022)
BA.s in Biology and Spanish (dual major, 2016)


My graduate research uses drugs to block human cell function in an effort to understand what functions are necessary during a Chlamydia infection.


When I'm not in the lab, you'll find me dancing around my apartment to Halsey's music, watching crime documentaries, or writing poetry.

Why is science communication important to you personally?

Science is all around us, every day. I find joy in helping people see just how cool the world around us is!

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