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Melissa Marie Cervantes Afram

Research Scientist(949) 502-4496

Melissa has been with FutureCeuticals since February 2015. In her role as Research Scientist, Melissa is responsible for analyzing human biological markers from controlled laboratory studies. This also includes sample preparation, experimental optimization, and statistical data analysis using statistics programs. The part about her job that she enjoys most is when her work leads to discovering something new.

Melissa has a B.S. in Biological Sciences from California State University Long Beach. Prior to joining the FutureCeuticals team, she worked at California State University Long Beach in the Virology Laboratory as Project Leader and Coordinator. Her research focused on the effects of baculoviruses on insect species Heliothis virescens and Sf9 insect cells.