The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute
B.S., Biology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Ph.D., Biology, The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Karla Terrazas, Ph.D., is the Project Manager for the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Prior to her current role, she worked as the Life Sciences Project Manager at Skilled KC, a non-profit affiliate of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation that focused on workforce development and technical training. Terrazas also served as a Program Assistant for BioKansas where she developed Unlocking Science!, an educational outreach program that provided science-based learning directly from scientists to high school and middle school students.
Terrazas first joined the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research as a summer scholar and then as a predoctoral researcher in 2014 and received her Ph.D. in 2021. She has a bachelor's degree in biology with a concentration in neurobiology from The University of Texas at San Antonio.