Jesse Moreira


I am gay and I am a physiologist.//


I am a Physiologist specializing in Neurophysiology of the Cardiovascular System. I began my career as a General Biologist in undergrad, and had a passion for research and medicine. Moving to grad school, I enrolled in an MS in Physiology to pursue my biomedical interests further, and loved the investigative process of science. Additionally, in grad school I met my first LGBTQIA+ mentor, and together she and I decided I’d apply to a PhD to pursue a research career in academia. Now I’m a year shy of completion, and I’m doing everything I can to advocate for queer folks in STEM. One day, I hope to be that queer mentor for someone, and help them break through the glass ceiling.