Anthony Flores is a Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering with a concentration in biopharmaceuticals at MIT. His past research focused on engineering a protein therapeutic to prevent mutant Huntingtin aggregation within mammalian cells. Anthony received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Honors from Stanford University. He has also been involved in volunteer student organizations that aid underrepresented minorities throughout the college application process. Anthony also mentors first-generation college students that are interested in STEM research. He hopes to continue mentoring underrepresented students to allow for a more diverse research environment.