Jaret “Mac” Karnuta

Mac graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry with distinction from Duke University in 2016. As an undergraduate, he performed analytical biochemistry research with Dr. Michael Fitzgerald investigating protein thermodynamics and worked as a research intern with Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics. After graduation, Mac joined the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University as a Healy and Loop scholar, where he is also working towards an MS in bioinformatics. He is currently investigating the genetic and epigenetic profile of osteosarcomas, with interest in the role of enhancers in osteosarcoma formation and metastasis. In his spare time, Mac enjoys cooking Indian food, playing with his dog (Tucker), spending time with friends and family, and working on his clinical research interests.