Joe Floramo, M.S.

About Joe Floramo, M.S.

  • Joe Floramo

    Undergraduate university: Purdue University Northwest (B.S. in biology)
  • Master’s university: Purdue University Northwest (M.S. in biology)
  • Thesis: Polysumoylation’s role in skeletal development and homeostasis
  • Mentor: Tao Yang, Ph.D.
  • Experience: Prior to enrolling at Van Andel Institute Graduate School, Joe spent three years in Dr. Radmila Stanic’s lab at Purdue University Northwest performing research on a thesis project titled “Isolation and characterization of alveolar macrophage derived exosomes and CFTR. He then worked as a lab assistant at Purdue University Northwest for two years and, for two-and-a-half years, served as a lab instructor for courses in basic microbiology, introduction to animal physiology, genetics and introduction to cell biology.
  • Hometown: Midlothian, IL
  • Hobbies: Cooking (especially trying out new recipes), playing competitive video games and participating in tournaments when possible.

Read Joe’s Student Spotlight blog here.