Michelle Montoya serves as EPN’s Operations Manager. She joined EPN as an Operations Assistant in October 2019 and was promoted in May 2021.
Michelle has ten years of scientific editing and project management experience. She worked as a manuscript editor at Nature Publishing Group, where she handled the acceptance and publication of research manuscripts in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology and biophysics. Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and earned a doctorate in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics. Her doctoral studies, conducted with Eric Gouaux at Columbia University, focused on structural studies of pore-forming toxins and their use in biosensor technologies.
Michelle lives in New York with her husband and two children.