Alex Nesta, MS

Predoctoral Associate

Combines computational and wet lab techniques to investigate the impact of transposable elements on disease transcriptomes.

Alex is a graduate student affiliated with UCONN Health and The Jackson Laboratory. Under the supervision of Dr. Christine Beck, he is investigating the mechanisms that regulate splicing of exons derived from transposable elements.

Education and experience


Master of Science - 2017
Molecular and Cell Biology
Quinnipiac University - Hamden, CT

Bachelor of Science - 2015
Biomolecular Sciences
Central Connecticut State University - New Britan, CT