Camilo grew up in Columbia, Maryland and attended the ARL Biotechnology career academy which forever changed his outlook on science. He continued to pursue and explore his passions in multiple laboratories at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and graduated with a BS in Kinesiology. While attending UMCP he fell in love with improving the human condition and decided to attend the University of Maryland school of Medicine, Graduate Program in Life Sciences. He is currently a 4th year PhD candidate in the Molecular Medicine program working on understanding the mechanisms behind skeletal muscle movement with regards to calcium channels and interacting proteins . Camilo hopes to one day make biology as ubiquitous and user-friendly as an iPhone so that anyone can enjoy its beauty.
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