Meet Mark Fernandez!
Mark Fernandez has been a member of the Hybiske lab for the past two years. Before coming to CERID, Mark worked with the Lukehart lab, a CERID affiliate, and spent time with the WaNPRC Reproductive Biology Group. A Pacific Northwest native, he received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Washington in Microbiology and is now working towards his Ph.D. in Pathobiology. You can find him in lab running Western blots and working on the Chlamydia trachomatis evasion of IFNy-stimulated innate immunity project. He has been featured in past CERID seminars and presented a poster at the STI & HIV 2019 World Congress in Vancouver, BC this past summer (curious about his time there?! Read the featured article here!). Outside of the lab you can find him enjoying all things Pacific Northwest including brewing his own craft beer, taking long hikes, and casting a fly-fishing reel on a serene lake.
Fast Facts About Mark!