Sebastian Gaston Alvarado teaching outside to a group of students who are seated on stairs

Sebastian Gaston Alvarado

Instructor of Nature, Nurture & Epigenetics

Ph.D. in Pharmacology, McGill University

Sebastian has worked both in the private biotech sector and in academia for more than a decade. In the biotech sector, he has worked toward creating industrial-grade enzymes, biofuels, and medical biologics. In academia, he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from McGill University, where he studied chronic illness and the effects of epigenetic mechanisms that regulate gene function. He carried out postdoctoral research in the field of neuroscience at Stanford University, and currently, serves an assistant professor at Queens College, CUNY.

Sebastian is the author of The Science of Marvel, scheduled for release in April 2019.