Veronica is a Scientist with a PhD in Biological Sciences who focused many years of the research career exploring the relationship between bacteria and their host with the goal to contribute with basic results that could help to cure/treat some diseases and mitigate the aging process. After have being focused on basic research, she started a Master Program in Clinical Investigation in 2020 at Harvard Medical School to redirect her career. In this way, Veronica can make it more translational and clinical focused. Veronica is actively involved in teaching and mentoring students because she really thinks that guiding them in the development of new skills and creating new leaders is extremely important in the advance of sciences and in the empowerment of the minority populations.