Robert Melde (He/him)

Credentials: PhD Student - Sharp Lab


I am interested in studying what affects the rate and spectrum of mutations using mutation accumulation.

Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree in iBio?

I decided to pursue a degree in iBio because it was an opportunity to further my experience in academia and develop my skills as a researcher.

Why or what do you love about the program?

I love how flexible the iBio program is. They are willing to work with you in developing a plan to build the skills you will actually use in your field.

Fun Fact: I have 2 cats!

Educational Background:

I completed a bachelor’s of science from Texas A&M University in May of 2021 with majors in biochemistry and genetics.