Jose Aceves 003
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Jose Aceves Salvador



Jose Aceves Salvador graduated from MIT with a Bachelor's in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He was the valedictorian of New Open World Academy in Los Angeles, a Warren Christopher Scholar, and Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholar. At MIT, Jose mentored high school students in the Boston area through MIT's Leadership Training Institute. Throughout his time at MIT, Jose joined various labs working on different research projects to expand expand his skillset and explore different domains of science. He worked on projects related to carbon nanotube sensors, microfluidic gut models, kinetic models of neurons, and method development for antibiotic drug studies. Jose is currently a grad student in Harvard Medical School's Biological and Biomedical Sciences PhD program.

High school:  New Open World Academy


College Year Degree
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
0 Ph.D Medical Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
2021 B.S. Biology