Spotlight: Michael Moses

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Michael Moses with Molecular and Human Genetics.

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Michael Moses

Michael Moses

Name: Mike Moses

Title: Laboratory Operations Manager, Cytogenetics, Baylor Genetics laboratories

Department: Molecular and Human Genetics

How long have you been at BCM? 3 ½ years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? The feeling that my work is helping people, helping humankind

Where were you born? Sioux City, Iowa

What is your favorite kind of food? Tacos and espresso

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? State of Grace, redfish on the half-shell

What’s on your music playlist? Bob Log III (“Funky Car”), John Spencer Blues Explosion (“Bellbottoms”), Iggy Pop (“No Fun”)

What is your dream vacation? Caribbean Island – beach, sun, reading a book to my wife

What have you binged watched recently? “Mad Men” – not my favorite; “Jane the Virgin” – my favorite

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … cannot tell Matt Damon from Mark Wahlberg

What are some of your personal hobbies? Officiating amateur boxing, reading, enjoying the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Last book you read or podcast you listened to? Currently reading “Pulp” (Bukowski) and “East of Eden” (Steinbeck); podcast – “The Phil Hendrie Show”

Last movie you saw? “La Jete’e” (the inspiration for 12 Monkeys) and “Ford v Ferrari”

Any kids? Pets? Two brilliant grown children who live in Tempe, Ariz., and a small dog called Boxy Brown

Favorite food on campus? Chocolate-chocolate-chip muffins at the Nabisco Building

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? Retrospect Coffee at W. Alabama/Alameda