Dr. Xavier Revelo is an Assistant Professor in the Integrative Biology and Physiology (IBP) Department at the University of Minnesota in the Medical School. Xavier obtained a B.S. from Zamorano University, a M.S. from the University of Vermont, and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. In 2012, Xavier moved to Toronto-Canada to complete his postdoctoral training in Immunometabolism at the University Health Network as a member of the University of Toronto Banting and Best Diabetes Center. Xavier joined the IBP Department in March of 2018 where his research program focuses on the role of the immune system on metabolic disease. Xavier is an avid long distance runner who trains year-round for the marathon distance.
Jamie Maertens, Lab manager - Jamie graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Psychology. Prior to joining the Revelo Lab, Jamie worked on research projects in the fields of Pharmacology and Behavioral Neuroscience, with a focus on animal models of addiction. Outside the lab, Jamie enjoys playing music, knitting, and long, rambling walks with no particular destination.