Monique Ferguson

Director of HIV pathogenesis laboratory.

Background

Monique is a molecular virologist. She is a member of the University Of Texas medical branch committee and attends programs that increase awareness of health disparities. Monique has developed methods to detect both active and pro viral HIV forms.

Her career in STEM

Monique attended A&M university her major was science and medicine. She then received her Ph.D in Microbiology and Immunolgy. Over time her success led her to be awarded an R21 grant from (NIH) that focuses on HIV drug development. She enjoys facilitating students on various academic levels and educated them about HIV by volunteering with educational outreach programs including the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).