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Hi I'm Karlo

I am a biochemistry professor and do reseach in protein chemistry. I have three children, I like soccer, chess, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a biochemistry professor at California State University, Bakersfield. My training is in protein chemistry and my primary research focus is the structural and functional charaterization of enzymes involved in fibrosis and cancer. I am a convert to the gospel of Jesus Christ. I joined the church on my 18th birthday and had the privilege of serving a mission in Sweden. I met my wife of nearly 15 years two days after I returned from Sweden. We are the parents of three wonderful children. On my spare time, which is not much especially with three children who keep getting older and whose social calendar is ever busier, I like to build small-scale model airplanes, play chess, play soccer, referee soccer games, take the kids fishing, spend time with friends, or read a good book.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the church because I accepted Moroni's challenge to read and pray about what I read. I cannot put into words the experience I had while praying. What I can say is that I knew from that moment that what the missionaries were telling me was true and I hope you can experience an answer to a sincere prayer so that you can know for yourself that what the missionaries are teaching you is true.

How I live my faith

I am active in church. I attend on Sundays but also participate in activities and events. I currently serve the youth and have also held leadership positions in the church. I try to live my religioin everyday, not by being preachy, but by example.