- B.S. Biology, University of Houston, Houston, TX
- Pen, I. A. M., R. Bown, D. Fernando, K. Jensen, A redescription of the elusive elasmobranch tapeworm genus Myzocephalus: poster presentation. SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2018.
- Pen, I. A. M. 2018 SACNAS Travel Scholarship. Round-trip flight and lodging (Declined). October 2018
- Pen, I. A. M. 1st Place Research Presentation Talk. The University of Kansas Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Research Experience for Undergraduates. July 2018.