4th UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellows Symposium
Friday, March 20, 2015
List of Attendees & Participants
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Antonio Lazcano, Profesor de Carrera Titular “C”, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
INVITED PRESENTER
  • María Dolores Sánchez Soler, Directora Adjunta de Posgrado y Becas, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
ALUMNI PANELISTS
  • Sharada Balachandran Orihuela, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Doctoral Alumni, 2005 Cohort, English, UCD
  • Martha Bonilla Moheno, Investigador Titular “A,” Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Doctoral Alumni, 2002 Cohort, Environmental Studies, UCSC
  • María de la Paz Celorio Mancera, Researcher, Stockholm University, Doctoral Alumni, 2002 Cohort, Plant Biology, UCD
  • Jose Rodrigo Castillo Garza, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, Austin, Doctoral Alumni, 2002 Cohort, Physics and Astronomy, UCR
  • Ruy Cervantes Fregoso, Director Sociedad de la Información, Secretaría de Innovación, Ciencia y Tecnología de Jalisco, Doctoral Alumni, 2007 Cohort, Informatics, UCI
  • Guadalupe Adriana Cruz Manjarrez García, Profesor-Investigador, Universidad de Colima, Doctoral Alumni, 2001 Cohort, World Arts and Culture, UCLA
  • Pedro Reynoso Mora, Senior Control Systems Engineer, Nikon Research Corporation of America, Doctoral Alumni, 2007 Cohort, Mechanical Engineering, UCB
  • Norma Andrea Velazquez Ulloa, Assistant Professor of Biology, Lewis & Clark College, Doctoral Alumni, 2003 Cohort, Neurosciences Graduate Program, UCSD (panel moderator)
  • María Bárbara Zepeda Cortés, Assistant Professor, Lehigh University, Doctoral Alumni, 2004 Cohort, History, UCSD
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PANELISTS
  • Guillermo Aguilar, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside (panel moderator)
  • Marco Octavio Aburto Oropeza, Assistant Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, UC San Diego (UCSD)
  • Luis Enrique Eguiarte Fruns, Investigador Titular “C”, Departamento de Ecología Evolutiva, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
  • María Inclán, Profesora-Investigadora (Associate Professor), División de Estudios Políticos, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
  • Oscar Prospéro García, Investigador Titular “C”, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
  • Valeria Souza Saldivar, Investigadora Titular “C”, Departamento de Ecología Evolutiva, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
  • Magdalena Villareal Martínez, Investigadora, Departamento de Antropología, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social Occidente (CIESAS)
  • Albert Zlotnik, Interim Co-Director, Institute of Immunology, University of California, Irvine (UCI)
UC MEXUS-CONACYT DOCTORAL FELLOWS
  • Eréndira Aceves Bueno, 2011 Cohort, Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Alejandro José Álvarez Barragán, 2014 Cohort, Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside
  • Luis Felipe Alvarez León, 2011 Cohort, Geography, UC Los Angeles
  • Gerardo Francisco Aragón Castaño, 2011 Cohort, Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Davis
  • Rocío Arias Del Razo, 2012 Cohort, Psychology, UC Davis
  • Gabriela Borge Janetti, 2012 Cohort, Education, UC Berkeley
  • Daniel Dominguez Valles, 2010 Cohort, Education, UC Los Angeles
  • Paul Joseph Feldman Romero, 2012 Cohort, Economics, UC San Diego
  • Elizabeth Flores Cortez, 2012 Cohort, Education, UC Davis
  • Mariano Cristobal Franco De León, 2010 Cohort, Mathematics, UC Irvine
  • Luis Antonio Garay Almada, 2012 Cohort, Food Science, UC Davis
  • Ida Caterina (Katina) García Appendini, 2012 Cohort, Health Policy & Management, UC Los Angeles
  • Eric García Pérez, 2013 Cohort, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
  • Ana Elisa García Vedrenne, 2011 Cohort, Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
  • Diego Garrido Ruiz, 2011 Cohort, Quantitative Biology & Biophysics, UC San Francisco
  • Marcel David Gómez Valenzuela, 2010 Cohort, Computer Science, UC Davis
  • Janin Guzmán Morales, 2011 Cohort, Geosciences of Earth, Oceans & Planets, UC San Diego
  • Ivo José Jiménez Ramos, 2010 Cohort, Computer Science, UC Santa Cruz
  • Alain Juárez Pérez, 2012 Cohort, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Merced
  • Ariadna Isabel López Damián, 2012 Cohort, Education, UC Riverside
  • Isaac Fernando López Moyado, 2012 Cohort, Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, UC San Diego
  • Yanira Ivonne Madrigal García, 2012 Cohort, Education, UC Davis
  • Natalie Millán Aguiñaga, 2010 Cohort, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
  • Evelyn Morales Vazquez, 2014 Cohort, Education, UC Riverside
  • Diego Ponce De León Barido, 2012 Cohort, Energy & Resources, UC Berkeley
  • Paulo Quadri Barba, 2012 Cohort, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
  • Ana Laura Quezada Lara, 2011 Cohort, Bioengineering, UC Riverside
  • Edgar Anselmo Ríos Piedra, 2012 Cohort, Biomedical Engineering, UC Los Angeles
  • Sergio Rodríguez Hernández, 2012 Cohort, Statistics & Applied Probability, UC Santa Barbara
  • Ana Elvira Rodríguez Soto, 2010 Cohort, Bioengineering, UC San Diego
  • Ruben Irvin Rojas Valdés, 2012 Cohort, Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Davis
  • Mónica Romero López, 2010 Cohort, Mathematical, Computational & Systems Biology, UC Irvine
  • Adriana Lucia Romero Olivares, 2012 Cohort, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
  • Eva Luz Sánchez Álvarez, 2010 Cohort, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
  • Ivan Sandoval Sánchez, 2014 Cohort, Economics, UC Riverside
  • Sara Tafoya Martínez, 2012 Cohort, Biophysics, UC Berkeley
  • Edgar Humberto Téllez Foster, 2011 Cohort, Environmental Sciences, UC Riverside
  • Víctor Eduardo Villalobos Daniel, 2011 Cohort, Public Health, UC Berkeley
  • Lorena Villanueva Almanza, 2014 Cohort, Botany & Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
  • Noé Zamora Romero, 2014 Cohort, Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside
UC MEXUS-CONACYT POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS
  • María Jazmín Abraham Juárez, Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
  • Rosalía Águilar Medrano, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Los Angeles
  • Omar Amador Muñoz, Environmental Science Policy & Management, UC Berkeley
  • Jacqueline Ávila, Music, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Mario De Leo Winkler, Physics & Astronomy, UC Riverside
  • Etelvina Gándara, Plant & Microbial Biology; Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
  • Selim Gómez Ávila, Physics, UC San Diego
  • Nikte Gómez Ortiz, Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside
  • Andrea González, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
  • Vannia González Macías, Physics & Astronomy, UC Riverside
  • Javier Alejandro (Alex) González Ortega, Geophysics & Planetary Physics, UC San Diego
  • Marcela Hernández, Physiology & Biophysics, UC Irvine
  • Rafael Lara Reséndiz, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
  • Blanca León Rodríguez, Bioengineering, UC San Diego
  • Jorge Oliva Uc, Material Science & Engineering, UC Los Angeles
  • Araceli Pérez López, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, UC Irvine
  • Aldo Armando Rodríguez Puebla, Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
  • Rodolfo Salas Lizana, Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
UC MEXUS SCHOLARS IN RESIDENCE
  • Andrea Cucina, Full Professor, Department of Anthropological Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, México
  • Roberto Lindig Cisneros, Full Time Researcher, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Robert Eli Sánchez, Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Riverside
  • Vera Tiesler, Full Research Professor, Department of Anthropological Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, México
  • Enriqueta Velarde, Senior Full Time Researcher, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Pesquerías, Universidad Veracruzana
  • Julie Wesp, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Anthropology, Chaffey College
UC MEXUS-CICESE FELLOWS
  • Marcos Paolinelli Alfonso, Botany & Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
  • Verónica Pérez Chavez, Physics and Astronomy, UC Irvine
  • Carla Uranga Solis, Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC San Diego
UC MEXUS-CONACYT DOCTORAL ALUMNI
  • Quetzalcoatl Orozco Ramírez, Geography, 2009 Cohort, UC Davis
UC MEXUS ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER
  • Gabriela Vargas Cetina, Ciencias Antropológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
UCR FACULTY & ADMINISTRATION
  • Paul D’Anieri, Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor
  • Veronique Rorive, Assistant Director of the UC Mexico Initiative
  • Jose Wudka, Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy

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