Anthony Covarrubias

We are excited to announce that MIMG Faculty Member Dr. Anthony Covarrubias will be joining the UCLA Molecular Biology Interdepartmental Doctoral Program. 

Anthony Covarrubias is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics. He is a first-generation college graduate and Latino scientist hailing from South Los Angeles. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and went on to complete his postdoctoral training at UCSF and Buck Institute for Aging Research. His research focuses on understanding the links between metabolism, inflammation, and diseases such as metabolic disease, aging, and cancer. He looks forward to working with MBIDP students to promote an inclusive and supportive environment.

Dr. Anthony Covarrubias will be joining fellow advisor Dr. Claudio Villanueva from UCLA IBP.