Makda Gebre, M.Sc.Graduate Student
Makda is a graduate student in the Harvard Virology and Therapeutics Graduate Programs. She moved to Boston from Logan, Utah where she completed her M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Antiviral Studies and Molecular Biology, respectively, at Utah State University. Her masters research focused on the pathogenies of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and the differential efficacy of antiviral drugs against different clades of CHIKV. Within the Barouch lab, Makda is investigating the immunogenic mechanisms of novel mRNA vaccines and therapeutics. Outside of lab, she enjoys exploring New England and going on outdoor adventures.