Jess Breslin
Irina Butkyavichene
Amalia Castonguay
Mariana Chan
John Cortez
Derek Diener
Patty Galvan
Nick Dover
Estella Luu
Sofia Rivera
Cristian Pinales
Simon Webster

Microbiologist

B.S., Kinesiology, California State University, Northridge

Human Stem Cell Training Course, University of Southern California

Sofia’s research is focused on gaining an improved understanding of the mechanisms that determine the disposition of antiretroviral drugs administered orally or systemically for HIV prevention. Specifically, she is studying the expression of molecular carrier proteins in the female vaginal tract and host-microbiome interactions.