Dr. Ochoa obtained his M.D. at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain, and his Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology from the University of Southern California. He completed his post-doctoral training at the NIAID in Rockville, MD and at the Gladstone Institute of Immunology in San Francisco. Dr. Ochoa worked as a Research Associate at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, as Research Manager at Progenika Biopharma in Bilbao, Spain, as Technical Supervisor at Progenika in Medford, MA and as Lab Director at Grifols in San Marcos, TX. Currently, he is Director of Bioinformatics & Assay Development at New York Blood Center in Long Island City, NY.