Alexis Rodriguez-Pantaleon

University of Washington, Class of 2020
Major: Bioengineering

Alexis Rodriguez-Pantaleon graduated from Wenatchee High School and Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, WA in 2016. Throughout high school Alexis actively participated in National Honors Society, MEChA club, DECA club, Key club, Math club, and served as a bilingual tutor for students enrolled in STEM course at WVC.

Education, Honors, and Awards

  • GenOM Undergraduate Researcher, 2016-2017
  • GenOM ALVA Intern, 2016
  • Associates Degree, Wenatchee Valley College, 2016
  • Direct Freshman Admission to Bioengineering, 2016
  • Wenatchee High School Honor Student, 2016
  • UW School of Engineering Math Academy Participant, 2015
  • Youth United Community Service Varsity Letter, 2014-2015

Research Interests

As a GenOM ALVA intern during the summer of 2016, Alexis worked in the Torok-Storb Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. His project focused on producing methods to increase the yield of stem cells for transplantation by interfering with the binding of a receptor on blood mononuclear cells, CXCR4, and the protein CXCL12 expressed on bone marrow stromal cells.

Alexis will continue his research in the Torok-Storb Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Research Center. After earning his bachelor’s degree, Alexis plans to pursue an advanced degree in medicine.

Research Projects

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