return to results

2008

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Adriana Beltran, Biotecnología Marina, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada
(Host: Joan Brown, Pharmacology, School of Medicine, UC San Diego).
Regulation of CCN1 cleavage and function in cancer cells/Función y regulación de los productores de CCN1 en celulas de cáncer.

Tannya Rocio Ibarra-Rivera, Organic Chemistry, University of Guanajuato
(Host: Michael Pirrung, Chemistry, UC Riverside).
Heterocycles and polyheterocycles synthesis of by combining the multicomponent reactions and cyclization proceses/Síntesis de heterociclos y poliheterociclos mediante la combinación de una reacción de multicomponentes y un proceso de ciclación.

Maria Angeles Teresa Mixcoatl-Zecuatl, Pharmacobiology, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional
(Host: Nigel Calcutt, Pathology, School of Medicine, UC San Diego).
The KCC2 depletion and reversal of GABA function contributes to spinal hyperalgesia and tactile allodynia in diabetic rats/La eliminación de KCC2 y la subsiguiente reversión de la función de GABA contribuyen a hiperalgesia espinal y alodinia táctil en ratas diabéticas.

Elena Quiroz, Social Sciences, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco
(Host: Robert Ream, Graduate School of Education, UC Riverside).
Education for migrant children in multigrade groups/Educación para niños migrantes en grupos multigrado.

Ruben Roa, Law, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
(Host: James Wilkie, History, UC Los Angeles).
Liquidity constraints history of the manufacture firms of California and Baja California/Historia de las restricciones de liquidez entre el sector manufacturero de California y Baja California.

Elizabeth Watson, Physical Geography, UC Berkeley
(Host: Alejandro Hinojosa, Geologia, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada).
Resilience of Baja California coastal wetlands to sea level rise/Elasticidad de los humedales costeros de la península de Baja California a un ascenso del nivel del mar.

top

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Visiting Scholar Fellowships

Margarita I. Bernal Uruchurtu, Centro de Investigaciones Químicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (Host: Kenneth C. Janda, Chemistry, UC Irvine, Cohost: Douglas J. Tobias, Chemistry, UC Irvine).
Hydration of halogens: The case of Br2 clathrate/Hidratación de halógenos: El caso del clatrato de Br2.

Raul Castro, Sismología, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Host: Frank Vernon, Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Cohost: Peter Shearer, Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego).
Seismicity in the Gulf of California/Sismicidad en el Golfo de California.

Oscar Contreras, Centro de Estudios de América del Norte, El Colegio de Sonora (Host: Rene Zenteno, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UC San Diego, Cohost: Martin Kenney, Human & Community Development, UC Davis).
Global Small and Medium Enterprises: Technological learning and the creation of knowledge intensive local enterprises in Northwestern Mexico/Pequeñas empresas globales: aprendizaje tecnológico y creación de empresas intensivas en conocimiento en el noroeste de México.

Jose Federico Del Rio Portilla, Biochemistry, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: A.J. Shaka, Chemistry, UC Irvine).
Filter diagonalization and modified J doubling methods for structure determination in macromolecules using nuclear magnetic resonance/Métodos de diagonalización filtrada y duplicación de J modificada para la determinación estructural de macromoléculas usando resonancia magnética nuclear.

Ralph Gonzales, Medicine, UC San Francisco (Host: Stefano Bertozzi, Center on Evaluation Research and Surveys, Instituto Nacional de la Salud Pública).
A Cellular Phone-Based Intervention to Improve Diet and Physical Activity Among Mexicans with Type 2 Diabetes/Una Intervención de Teléfono Celular para Mejorar Dieta y Ejercicio Entre Diabéticos.

Lydia Ladah, Biological Oceanography, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Host: Falk Feddersen, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego).
Collaborative interdisciplinary training on nearshore tracer dispersion and modeling/Ligando dispersión de tinta en el ambiente marino con biología en la zona costera.

Rodrigo Liendo, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Rosemary Joyce, Anthropology, UC Berkeley).
The social landscape of the ancient maya/El Paisaje social de los antiguos mayas.

Adina Merenlender, Environmental Science Policy & Management, UC Berkeley (Host: Patricia Balvanera, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).
Connectivity science and its application to Madrean pine-oak woodlands/Ciencia de la Conectividad y su uso a los bosques de pino-roble del Madrean.

Francisco Ocampo Torres, Oceanografía Física, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Host: Kendal Melville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego).
Sea and swell interactions: their influence on wind stress/Interacciones entre oleaje local y oleaje generado por tormentas lejanas: su influencia en el esfuerzo del viento.

Gabriela Parra, Zoologia, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: David Wake, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley, Cohost: Marvalee Wake, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley).
Diversity and Conservation of salamanders in southern Mexico/Diversidad y Conservacion de salamandras del sur de México.

Gerardo Perez-Ponce de Leon, Zoologia, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Steven Nadler, Nematology, UC Davis).
The concept of cryptic species in helminths: taxonomic implications of multilocus genetic data/El concepto de especies crípticas en helmintos: Implicaciones taxonómicas de datos geneticos de múltiples loci.

Jaime Ruiz-Garcia, Instituto de Física, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (Host: Charles Knobler, Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Los Angeles, Cohost: William Gelbart, Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Los Angeles).
Physical Chemistry of the Viral CCMV Capsid Self-Assembly Process/Físico-química del Proceso de Auto-ensamblamiento de la Capside de CCMV.

Kathryn Stoner, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Victoria Sork, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Institute of the Environment, UC Los Angeles).
The role of spider monkeys (Ateles geofforyi) in seed dispersal in regenerating tropical rain forest fragments/El papel de monos arañas (Ateles geofforyi) en la dispersión de semillas en fragmentos regenerando el bosque tropical lluvioso.

Guadalupe Cleva Villanueva Lopez, Posgrado e Investigación, Escuela Superior de Medicina del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Host: Cecilia Giulivi, Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis).
Genomics of nitric oxide synthases in liver of type 1 diabetic rats/Genómica de las sintasas de oxido nítrico en hígado de ratas con diabetes tipo 1.

top

Dissertation Grants

Milo M. Alvarez, History, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Juan Gomez-Quinones)
On the shoulders of generations: The Brown Berets of Aztlan in the long Civil Rights Era
SCR 43

Meghan L. Andrew, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Thomas C. Patterson)
Urbanization and its discontents: The place of young urban adults and the city in multigenerational migratory patterns

Iván Arenas, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Donald S. Moore)
Oaxaca at the Crossroads: Space, future, and the modern mexican imagination

Stuyvesant GB Bearns Esteva, Sociology/College Faculty Services, UC Santa Cruz
(Advisor: Gabriela Sandoval)
Notes that bind: Son Jarocho music as a form of resistance and community

Susannah Bielak, Visual Arts, UC San Diego
(Advisor: Ernest Silva)
Mapping memory in San Ysidro
SCR 43

Michael G. Branstetter, Entomology, UC Davis
(Advisor: Philip S. Ward)
Leaf litter ants of Mexican montane wet forests: International collaboration on a conservation priority

Xochitl C. Chavez, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
(Advisor: Olga Nájera-Ramírez)
Migrating performative traditions: La Guelaguetza Festival

Jesse Diaz, Jr., Sociology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Ellen Reese)
Organizing the Brown Tide: La Gran Epoca Primavera 2006 in Los Angeles, an insider's story
SCR 43

Hector Estrada-Medina, Geology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Robert Graham)
Water contribution by limestone bedrock and subsurface soil pockets and its effect on the water use efficiency of two tree species in Yucatan, Mexico

Xóchitl M. Flores-Marcial, History, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Kevin Terraciano)
The Zapotec of Colonial Oaxaca: Local government and indigenous life in the Central Valley

Melisa C. Galván, History, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Margaret Chowning)
From contraband capital to border city: An economic and political history of the port of Matamoros, 1800-1848

Ricardo R. Gómez-Vilchis, Political Science, UC San Diego
(Advisor: Samuel Kernell)
Presidential approval in Mexico, determinants and effects, 1989-2006

Genevieve M. Gonzales, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Ananya Roy)
The making and unmaking of common sense: Undocumented Mexican youth and oppositional consciousness
SCR 43

Veronica M. Herrera, Political Science, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Ruth Berins Collier)
High reformers, low performers: Modernizing water and sanitation delivery in Mexico

Erin E. Kent, Epidemiology, UC Irvine
(Advisor: Hoda Anton-Culver)
An investigation of the influence of socioeconomic factors on adolescent and young adult leukemia and lymphoma outcomes in California
SCR 43

Daniel I. Leonard, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Scott Fedick)
A regional survey of ancient Maya wetland use in Northern Quintana Roo, Mexico

Patrick C. Linder, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Michael Kearney)
The immigrant enclave and social difference in the Coachella Valley
SCR 43

Brian J. Madigan, History, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Margaret Chowning)
Law, justice, and morality in Colonial Mexico: Ecclesiastical and civil courts compared, 1650-1820

Nicholas P. Magnan, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis
(Advisor: J. Edward Taylor)
The role of information in the adoption and non-adoption of no-till agriculture by smallholders in Mexico: An experimental approach

Constance P. McGuire, Anthropology, UC Irvine
(Advisor: Susan Greenhalgh)
Transnationalizing gangs: Expertise, advocacy and the politics of policymaking
SCR 43

Paavo H. Monkkonen, City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: David E. Dowall)
Mexico's emerging suburbia: Local impacts of national housing policy

Kinga J. Novak, History, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Margaret Chowning)
Giving thanks: A visual history of Mexican spirituality

Jennifer J. Petersen, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
(Advisor: Daniel Potter)
From chicle to chicozapote: Mayan and mestizo management and selection of the tropical tree fruit Manilkara zapota in the Yucatan Peninsula

Maria I. Ramos, Visual Arts, UC San Diego
(Advisor: Elizabeth Newsome)
A reconstruction of ceremonial and ritual history in the Mesoamerican ballgame

Chodon Sass, Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Chelsea D. Specht)
Population genetics and biogeography of the Central American clade of Aechmea (Bromeliaceae)

Meradeth H. Snow, Anthropology, UC Davis
(Advisor: David G. Smith)
Ancient DNA in the Southwest United States and Mesoamerica

Pamela J. Stoddard, School of Public Health, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Anne Pebley)
Increasing inequality? The relationship between additional schooling and chronic health conditions in the Mexican-origin population in the United States
SCR 43

Dana Velasco-Murillo, History, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Kevin Terraciano)
Migration, urbanization, and ethnicity in a silver mining town: Zacatecas, 1550-1830

Silvia Ventura Luna, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Michael Kearney)
Community governance within a transnational context: The case of San Miguel Cuevas

Judith I. Villanueva, Spanish and Portuguese, UC Irvine
(Advisor: Jacobo Sefami)
Exiled poets of the Southern Cone in comtemporary Mexico's cultural scene

Todd W. Wahlstrom, History, UC Santa Barbara
(Advisor: John Majewski)
Colonization against the Borderlands: Southern migration to Mexico after the Civil War

Christopher J. Wisniewski, History, UC San Diego
Eric Van Young, Changing habits: Franciscan adaptations in Mexico, 1763-1859

top

Faculty Grants

Giacomo Bernardi, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
Combining morphological and molecular approaches to the phylogeny and phylogeography of commercially important reef fishes (grunts, Haemulidae) in Mexico

Sue-Ellen Case, Theatre, UC Los Angeles
Actions of Transfer: Women's performance, globalization, and transnational exchange, 2008

Wayne A. Cornelius, Political Science, UC San Diego
Modeling migrant networks: Yucatecan enterprises and migration outcomes

Paul Gepts, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Farmer choices and environmental adaptation of Phaseolus bean species in Oaxaca, Mexico

Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Humanities Academic Services, UC Santa Cruz
Latino Literary Cultures Project/Proyecto Culturas Literarias Latinas
SCR 43

Brenda C. Johnson, University Libraries, UC Santa Barbara
ImaginArte: Teatro Campesino Archives Digital Video Project
SCR 43

Robert D. Mare, Sociology, UC Los Angeles
International migration of Mexicans and the reproduction of education from one generation to the next
SCR 43

Mary I. O'Connor, ISBER, UC Santa Barbara
Transnational processes: The development of the Iglesia de Jesucristo de las Americas by Mixteco migrants

Adina Paytan, Earth and Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Climate variability, drought, and environmental change in the Yucatan Peninsula: A late-Holocene stable isotope record from the Celestun Estuary, Yucatan, Mexico
(Mildred Mathias Award)

Jeffrey M. Perloff, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
Measuring oligopsony power in Mexico's raw milk industry

Victor Rios, Sociology/Chicano Studies Institute, UC Santa Barbara
Understanding gang violence from the perspectives of Latino youth
SCR 43

Todd A. Sorensen, Economics, UC Riverside
Mexican immigration to the United States: Impacts on natives, impacts on immigrants
SCR 43

Barbara Voorhies, Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara
Archaeological evidence of a possible hunter-gatherer ceremonial site in coastal Chiapas, Mexico

Mark J. Warschauer, Education, UC Irvine
One laptop per Mexican child? Technology access and digital literacy for the New Generation

Mary C. White, Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, UC San Francisco
Hispanic urban day laborers in San Francisco: Health status and access to care
SCR 43

top

Small Grants

David D. Ackerly, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Adaptation and speciation in the Encelia alliance (Asteraceae)

Michael F. Allen, Center for Conservation Biology, UC Riverside
A snapshot in time: The Baja California Oases 100 years later

Miguel A. Altieri, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley
Mexican migrants in California and their potential role in sustainable development in Mexico

James G. Baldwin, Nematology, UC Riverside
A preliminary assessment of terrestrial nematode diversity from undisturbed ecosystems of Baja California, northwestern Mexico

Kristin S. Cadenhead, Psychiatry, UC San Diego
Early identification of psychosis in Mexican and Mexican-American samples
SCR 43

Elizabeth E. Cauffman, Social Ecology, UC Irvine
Acculturation and moral foundation in adolescence
SCR 43

Sergio E. de la Mora, Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis
Lucha Reyes: Queen of the Mariachi, Queer Icon

Lia H. Fernald, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Pica in Mexican populations in Mexico and the United States
SCR 43

Mario T. Garcia, Chicana and Chicano Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Conference on the 40th Anniversary of the Plan de Santa Barbara
SCR 43

Patricia A. Gowaty, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Los Angeles
Genetic parentage and sexual conflict in Blue-Footed Boobies

Margaret A. Handley, Family and Community Medicine, UC San Francisco
Developing prevention-based curriculum that transcends borders: Bringing ESL and public health together

Mark Hanson, Graduate School of Education, UC Riverside
GLOBULINS Conference, Mexico City

Naomi Iizuka, Theatre and Dance, UC San Diego
Theatre at the Border

Kathleen M. Kay, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
Coevolution of nectar-feeding bats and columnar cacti in Baja California

Kathleen M. Kay, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
Coevolution of nectar-feeding bats and columnar cacti in Baja California

Lisa A. Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC La Jolla
Benthic responses to hypoxia on the Mexico Continental Margin, Eastern Pacific Ocean

Jay R. Lund, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
Economic-engineering analysis of water supply for agricultural, urban and environmental uses in Baja California

Carlos Morton, Theater and Dance, UC Santa Barbara
Anatomy of a Murder

Edward G. Platzer, Nematology, UC Riverside
Biological control of mosquitoes with nematodes

Miller S. Puckette, Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, UC San Diego
Computer music encounters between UCSD and Mexico

John S. Rogers, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UC Los Angeles
The school-based civic engagement of parents in Mexico

Emiko Saldívar, Casey Walsh, Anthropology/Chicano Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Racism in Mexico: Life histories of indigenous professionals

David G. Smith, Anthropology, UC Davis
Mitochondrial DNA genetic variation of Otomi population from Central Mexico

Daniela Soleri, Geography, UC Santa Barbara
Advancing scholarly inquiry and public education about traditional Mexican maize beverages: Terra Madre 2008 Seminar with a focus on traditional Mexican and other Mesoamerican maize beverages and their sociocultural, nutritional and biodiversity contributions

Todd A. Sorensen, Economics, UC Riverside
Seasonal discrepancies in the current population, survey, assimilation and cyclical patterns of Mexican migration
SCR 43

top

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Collaborative Grants

Andres Aguilar, School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Alejandro Maeda, Martínez, Programa Planeación Ambiental y Conservación, CIBNOR, S.C.
Genetic morphological and ecological diversification in the fairy shrimp Branchinecta lindahli (Crustacea:Anostraca): Testing for incipient speciation in a wide-spread crustacean
Variedad genética morfológica y ecológica en el camarón Branchinecta lindahli (Crustacea:Anostraca): Pruebas para especiación incipiente en un crustáceo extendido

Hans-Ulrich Bernard, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UC Irvine
Hugo Barrera-Saldaña, Bioquímica y Medicina Molecular, UANL
Detection of antibodies against HPV and its association with viral persistence
Detección de anticuerpos contra VPH y su asociación con la persistencia viral

Steven E. Brenner, Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Kimmen Sjölander, Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
Francisco Barona-Gómez, Lab. Nacional de Genómica para la Biodiversidad, CINVESTAV-IPN-IRAPUATO
Dissecting the evolution of transient molecular recognition from a phylogenomics perspective: From enzyme substrate specificity to enzyme-enzyme interactions
Disectando la evolución del reconocimiento molecular transitorio desde una perspectiva de filogenómica: De la especificidad de sustrato a las interacciones entre enzimas

Adriana Briscoe, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
Jorge Llorente Bousquets, Museo de Zoologia, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM
Shedding light on the origins of butterflies using opsin gene phylogenies
La elucidación de los orígenes de las mariposas usando filogenias de genes

Barry Brown, Communications, UC San Diego
Gloria Mark, Information and Computer Sciences, UC Irvine
Jesús Favela Vara, Ciencias de la Computación, CICESE
Appropriate networks: Developing appropriate communication technologies for rural and international links Redes adecuadas: Desarrollo de tecnologías de comunicación adecuadas para fortalecer vínculos entre comunidades rurales transfronterizas
(George E. Brown, Jr. Award)

David Camerini, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UC Irvine
Augusto Rojas Martínez, Bioquímica, UANL
Generation and validation of an XMRV derived retroviral vector
Generación y validación de un vector retroviral derivado del XMRV

David Campbell, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, UC Los Angeles
Santiago Martinez-Calvillo, UBIMED, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, UNAM
Transcription by the kinetoplastid RNA polymerase III
Transcripción de la ARN polimerasa III de kinetoplastidos

Charles Chiu, Department of Medicine, & Joseph DeRisi, HHMI/Biochemistry, UC San Francisco
Carlos Arias Ortíz, Instituto de Biotecnología, UNAM
Metagenomics for detection and discovery of viruses associated with acute gastroenteritis
Metagenómica para la detección y el descubrimiento de virus asociados a la gastroenteritis aguda

Shweta Choudhry, Medicine, UC San Francisco
Ruy López Ridaura, Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, INSP
Developing an admixture map of Mexico
Desarrollo de un mapa del mestizaje en México

Nikil Dutt, Computer Science, UC Irvine
Alfonso Ávila Ortega, Ingeniería Eléctrica y Computacional, ITESM Campus Monterrey
Design space exploration of memory-intensive embedded systems
Exploración del espacio de diseño para sistemas embebidos con alta demanda sobre el subsistema de memoria

Norman Ellstrand, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
Elena Alvarez-Buylla Roces, Ecología Evolutiva, UNAM
Rates of gene flow between maize and teosinte
Tasas de flujo genético entre el maíz y el teocintle

Roger W. Falcone, Physics, UC Berkeley and The Regents of the University of California, UC Berkeley
Alejandro Aguilar-Mendoza, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Antonio M Juárez Reyes, Instituto de Ciencias Físicas, UNAM
Ultra-low kinetic energy photoelectron angular distribution studies of atoms and diatomic molecules
Estudios de distribuciones angulares de átomos y moléculas diatómicas a ultra-baja energía cinética

Falk Feddersen, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Lydia Ladah, Oceanografía Biólogica, CICESE
Tracer studies in the nearshore ocean: Biological-physical coupling to better understand the alongshore variability of marine invertebrate larvae and nutrients
Estudio de trazadores en la zona costera: Acoplamiento biológico-físico para entender mejor la variabilidad de larvas marinas y nutrientes a lo largo de la costa

Scott L. Fedick, Center for Conservation Biology, UC Riverside
Gerald A. Islebe, Vegetación, Palinología y Melisopalinología, ECOSUR Unidad Chetumal
Yann Hénaut, Ecología Sistemática y Conservación de Fauna Terrestre, ECOSUR Unidad Chetumal
Wetland dynamics of the Yalahau region, Quintana Roo, Mexico: A pulse-based ecosystem
Las dinámica de humedales en la region de Yalahau, Quintana Roo, México: Una ecosistema basada en lluvias intermitentes

Henry J. Forman, School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Gloria Yepiz-Plascencia, Coordinación de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos de Origen Animal, CIAD, A.C.
Role of the hypoxia inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) in short and long-term hypoxia in the white shirmp Litopenaeus vannamei
Función del factor inducible por hipoxia 1 (HIF-1) en la hipoxia corta y prolongada en el camarón blanco Litopenaeus vannamei

Robert Frouin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Adriana González Silvera, Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, UABC
A time series of marine bio-optical properties off Baja California for satellite ocean colour evaluation
Serie de tiempo de propiedades bio-ópticas frente a Baja California para evaluación de imágenes de satélite de color del oceano

Paul Gertler, Haas School of Business, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Jef Leroy, Economía de la Salud, INSP
The impact of conditional cash and in-kind transfers on women's body weight in rural Mexico
Impacto de las transferencias condicionadas en efectivo/especie sobre el peso de las mujeres en el área rural de México

William Gerwick, Center for Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine, UC San Diego
Elizabeth Ponce Rivas, Biotecnología Marina, CICESE
Discovery of shrimp aquaculture biocontrol agents from cyanobacteria and microalgae
Identificación de agentes de biocontrol para la acuicultura del camarón a partir de cianobacterias y microalgas

Cecilia Giulivi, VM Molecular Biosciences, UC Davis
Guadalupe Cleva Villanueva López, Posgrado e Investigacion, Escuela Superior de Medicina del IPN
Genomics and proteomics of nitric oxide synthases in liver from endotoxic shocked rats
Genómica y proteomica de las sintasas de óxido nítrico en hígado de ratas con choque endotóxico

Ralph Gonzales, Medicine, UC San Francisco
Stefano Bertozzi, Centro de Investigación en Evaluación y Encuestas, INSP
A cellular phone-based intervention to improve diet and exercise among diabetics
Una intervención de teléfono celular para mejorar dieta y ejercicio entre diabéticos

Oliver Hankinson, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UC Los Angeles
Sara Huerta-Yepez, Coordinación de Investigación, Hospital Infantil de México
Evaluation of the role of HIF-1 in allergic airway inflammation
Evaluación de la participación de HIF-1 en la inflamación alérgica de vías aéreas

Thomas Harter, Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis
Jürgen Mahlknecht, Centro de Estudios del Agua, ITESM Campus Monterrey
Fingerprinting of nitrate sources in groundwater
Investigación de las huellas de fuentes de nitrato en el agua subterránea

Slawomir W. Hermanowicz, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Germán Buitrón Méndez, Instituto de Ingeniería, UNAM-Unidad Juriquilla
Membrane bioreactors for wastewater treatment: Evaluation of the biomass characteristics and application of an optimized filtration strategy
Biorreactores con membranas para el tratamiento de aguas: Evaluación de las características de la biomasa y aplicación de una estrategia de filtración óptima

Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, UC Los Angeles
Jose Vázquez-Prado, Farmacologia, CINVESTAV-IPN
Role of mTORC2 and interacting proteins in VEGF signaling
Papel de mTORC2 y sus proteinas asociadas en la señalizacion de VEGF

Louise Jackson, Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis
Luis García Barrios, Agroecología, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
Soil nutrient dynamics and biodiversity of Chiapas tropical dry forest hillsides
Dinámica de nutrientes del suelo y la biodiversidad de Chiapas Laderas de Bosque Seco Tropical

Jan Kleissl, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego
Christopher J. Watts, Departamento de Fisica, Universidad de Sonora
Testing models for evapotranspiration using large aperture scintillometers
Evaluando modelos de evapotranspiración usando scintilometros de gran apertura

James Leichter, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Miguel F. Lavin, Oceanografía Física, CICESE
Adding plankton and nutrients data to physical oceanography coastal connectivity studies
Añadiendo datos de plankton y nutrientes a los estudios de conectividad de oceanografía física

Jay A. Levy, Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UC San Francisco
Gustavo Reyes-Terán, Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias
Molecular epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus in Mexico
Epidemiología molecular del virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana en México

R. Daniel Little, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara
Bernardo A. Frontana-Uribe, Instituto de Química-Productos Naturales, UNAM
Synthesis of diterpenes with epi-marginatane and marginatane skeleton using as key reaction an electro-oxidative annulation
Síntesis de diterpenos con esqueleto de epi-marginatanos y marginatanos empleando como reacción clave una anulación electrooxidativa

Jia Ming Liu, Electrical Engineering, UC Los Angeles
Alexander Pisarchik, Fotónica, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica
Multistable semiconductor lasers for modern optical communication technologies
Láseres de semiconductor multiestables para modernas tecnologías de comunicación óptica

Andrew S. Mathews, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
María Guadalupe Rodríguez Gómez, Antropología Social, CIESAS-Occidente
Social dramas of knowledge making in Mexico: Forestry, biodiversity protection and climate change
Los dramas sociales que conlleva la generación de conocimiento en México: Bosques, biodiversidad y cambio climático

Adina Paytan, Institute of Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, Centro para el Estudio del Agua, CICY, A.C.
Subterranean groundwater discharge and coral reef sustainability along the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Descargas de aguas subterráneas y la sostenibilidad de los arrecifes de coral a lo largo de la Península de Yucatán

Kristine L. Preston, Center for Conservation Biology, UC Riverside
Ricardo Rodríguez Estrella, CIBNOR, S.C.
The relative importance of climate, food limitation and nest predation in influencing avian populations on the Baja California Peninsula
La importancia relativa del clima, limitaciones de alimento y la predación en el nido en su influencia en los poblaciones de aves por la península de Baja California

Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
William H. Lee, Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM
Electromagnetic signatures from compact object mergers
Contrapartes electromagnéticas a fusiones de objetos compactos

Johan Six, Plant Science, UC Davis
Luc Dendooven, Biotecnología y Bioingeniería, CINVESTAV-IPN
Cropping systems management and green house gas emissions how can we beat the heat?
Manejo de sistemas de cultivo y emisión de gases de efecto invernadero : ¿Cómo podemos evitar el calentamiento?

Jay V. Solnick, Depts of Medicine & Medical Microbiology, UC Davis
Francisco Avilés Jiménez & Javier Torres López, Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Infecciosas y Parasitarias, IMSS
Virulence gene expression during Helicobacter pylori-host interactions
Expresión de genes de virulencia durante la infección con Helicobacter pylori

Dariusz Stramski, Marine Physical Laboratory, UC San Diego
Helmut Maske, Oceanografía Biológica, CICESE
Optical signatures of Red Tides in coastal Southern California and NW Mexico: A study towards development of monitoring and early warning systems
Propiedades ópticas de Mareas Rojas en aguas costeras del Sur de California y del noroeste de México: Un estudio hacia el desarrollo de sistemas de monitoreo y de aviso temprano

Daniel Tartakovsky, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego
Armando Canales Elorduy, Ciencias del Agua y del Medio Ambiente, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora
Prevention of seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers
Métodos de control contra la intrusión salina en acuíferos costeros

Ameae Walker, Biomedical Sciences, UC Riverside
Carmen Clapp, Instituto de Neurobiologia, UNAM
Phosphorylated prolactin and vasoinhibins: Interrelationships and roles in antiangiogenesis
Prolactina fosforilada y vasoinhibinas: Interrelaciones y papel antiangiogénico

Jose Wudka, Physics and Astronomy, UC Riverside
Justiniano L. Díaz-Crúz, Facultad de Ciencias Fisico-Matemáticas, BUAP
Flavor and electroweak symmetry breaking at the LHC
Probando la rotura de las simetrías de sabor y electrodébil en el LHC

top

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Climate Change Research in Mexico and California

Guillermo Auad, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Climate Research Division, UC San Diego
Jorge Sánchez-Sesma, Coordinación de Hidrología, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología de Agua
Analysis of ENSO multidecadal variability (EMV) and an assessment of its possible future impacts on energy and primary sectors of the Mexican economy

Ira S. Leifer, Marine Science Institute, UC Santa Barbara
María del Rocío Chicharro Serra, Física, Laboratorio de Fluídos, UNAM
Passive acoustic observations of marine seabed bubbles

Raul P. Lejano, Planning, Policy and Design, UC Irvine
Gabriela Muñoz Meléndez, Estudios Urbanos y Medio Ambiente, COLEF
Scenario-building for CDM and AB 32 carbon trading in the California-Baja region

Lisa A. Levin and Carlos Neira, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Jaime Färber Lorda, Ecología, CICESE
José M. Hernández Ayón and Francisco Delgadillo Hinojosa, Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanológicas, UABC
Declining oxygenation and pH of the Eastern Pacific Margin: Evaluating trends and ecosystem-level consequences for California and Mexico

Michael E. Loik, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
Xanat A. Nemiga, Facultad de Geografía, UAEM
On the feasibility of a regional land cover strategy for climate change mitigation in the Mexican highlands

Philip W. Rundel, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, LA
José Luis Andrade Torres, Unidad de Recursos Naturales, CICY, A.C.
Vascular epiphytes as sensitive indicators of climate change in the dry forests of Yucatán, Mexico

top