Fernando has been with the Department of Biological Sciences since December 2017 as part of UMBC’s pre-professoriate fellowship program and is now and assistant professor.
Fernando received his undergraduate degree from the Free University of Berlin (Germany) and Ph.D. from Arizona State University. His research is interested in brain development and function, using fruit flies as a model to study human neurological diseases. Since arriving at UMBC, Fernando has mentored several graduate students and more than 15 undergraduate students.
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