Amy Castillo, HFSC’s COO and vice president, has been working for HFSC since its establishment in 2014. Previously, she served as HFSC’s director of research and development. In that role, Dr. Castillo’s division worked with all disciplines to identify and apply for new grants while also managing existing grants. Dr. Castillo’s area of expertise is forensic biology, and she previously worked as an analyst and supervisor in Houston’s DNA lab. Dr. Castillo completed her doctoral degree in biochemistry at the University of Houston.