Jennifer Ocasio

Ocasio

Biography

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, I completed a BS in Biology in the University of Puerto Rico - Cayey campus.  While studying there, I carried out research in a variety of fields, including electrochemistry and physics, on campus and in Michigan State University.  I graduated magna cum laude from UPR in 2013 and moved to UNC that same fall as part of BBSP.  By spring 2014, I joined the Neurobiology Curriculum and Dr. Tim Gershon's lab.

Activities/Awards

Neurosciences Predoctoral Training Grant, 2013-2014
IMSD grant, 2014-2015