Irma is a first-generation undergraduate student at Metropolitan State University of Denver double majoring in Exercise Science and Biology with a minor in nutrition. Irma anticipates graduating in the Spring of 2022 and plans to pursue an MD soon after. She was selected over a number of candidates to participate in the AMC-MSU undergraduate research program. This program was developed to provide meaningful and beneficial research experience to undergraduate students. As a member of the Ramachandran lab now she is excited to dive into a research regarding the RNA polymerase II and its effects on nucelosomal intermediates. When Irma is not working or going to school, she enjoys spending time with her family.