Juan Rene Alvarez Domínguez, Ph.D.
Juan grew up in Guatemala, and went to school there and in Italy. He graduated from Princeton university
with a B.A. in Molecular Biology, and from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. in
Biology. He worked as an HHMI LSRF Fellow in the Melton Lab at Harvard University, studying the
physiological maturation of pancreatic islets. His interests include regenerative medicine, circadian
rhythms, and organoids. Outside of lab, Juan enjoys film, music, travel, skiing, and chess.