Meet Melecio

Mel is originally from Las Vegas, NM and obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from New Mexico Highlands University in 2016. That same year, he began his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, working in the lab of Professor Richmond Sarpong. As an NSF and NIH predoctoral fellow, his research at Berkeley focused on the synthesis of taxane diterpenoid natural products. In his spare time, Mel enjoys drawing, reading, and watching movies.

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