Silvio Macias, Ph. D.
Silvio graduated from the University of Havana with a B. Sc. in Biology. He then earned his Ph. D. in Biology in the lab of Emanuel C. Mora at the same institution. After a Humboldt Foundation Fellowship in the lab of Manfred Koessl at the Goethe University Frankfurt, he pursued postdoctoral training in the labs of Cindy Moss, at Johns Hopkins University, and Michael Smotherman, at Texas A&M University. He recently joined Virginia Tech as an Assistant Professor in the School of Neuroscience.
Aidan is a Clinical Neuroscience and Psychology double major from Ashburn Virginia, currently completing his senior year and expecting to graduate in spring of 2024. In addition, he is a fourth-year member of the Marching Virginians, where he plays the clarinet.