Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serricchio is an Outreach Director and Senior Researcher at the International Institute of Astronautical Sciences. With a Doctorate in Molecular Genetics from the California Institute of Technology, she has over 15 years of experience in STEM education, research accessibility, citizen science, and social justice. Dr. Gonzalez-Serricchio is a respected and accomplished scientist, educator, and advocate for STEM education, research accessibility, citizen science, and social justice. Her research focuses on sperm motility and mitochondrial defects using roundworms, and she has published several peer-reviewed papers on the topic. As the Principal Investigator for the Soil Science Citizen Science project, Dr. Gonzalez-Serricchio has helped students gain hands-on experience and solve real-world STEM challenges through authentic learning opportunities.
Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serricchio is a multifaceted scientist dedicated to advancing STEM education, promoting research accessibility, and advocating for social justice. Her passion for science communication and citizen science is evident in her work as an educator, research scientist, and senior postdoctoral fellow for the Center of Excellence in Genomic Science at CalTech. With a Doctorate in Molecular Genetics from the California Institute of Technology, Dr. Gonzalez-Serricchio has an impressive background in the field. She also completed her postdoctoral work on myotonic dystrophy at the Institute of Genetic Medicine at the University of California, where she gained valuable experience in translational research. Dr. Gonzalez-Serricchio's commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM is a testament to her dedication and drive.