Michelle Duran-Gomez

Michelle was born in El Paso, TX and moved to Albuquerque to attend UNM where she received her Bachelors of Science in Biology. When asked why she enjoys working in research, Michelle said “I like research because I get to contribute to a bigger goal that will greatly help and benefit others in the future.” While Michelle is not busy working on the children’s book she wants to write and illustrate, you can find her rock climbing, hiking, camping and traveling to new places.