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Mariana Gómez-Schiavon, PhD

Mariana Gómez-Schiavon, PhD
Principal Investigator @ LIIGH, UNAM, Mexico
Adjunct Investigator @ iBio, Chile
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Mariana completed her B.Sc. in Genome Sciences at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), her M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and Physics at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV), her Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Duke University, and her postdoctoral research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Interests: Systems biology, Evolution, Gene regulatory circuits, Emergent properties, Nonlinear dynamics

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Emiliano Sánchez Escalante
Undergrad student
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Emiliano has graduated from the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Cuernavaca, and is currently working on his research thesis on the behavioral signatures of homeostatic control mechanisms to obtain his degree.

Interests: Population genetics, Emergent properties, Systems biology, Homeostasis

Emmanuel Hernández Sánchez
Preparing to apply to PhD program

Emmanuel has recently obtained his degree from the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Cuernavaca, with a research thesis on the evolutionary robustness of the circadian clock in Neurospora crassa. He is currently applying to a PhD program in UNAM to continue his research and academic training in the lab.

Interests: Biological systems, Evolution, Mathematical modeling, Machine learning

Athena Tamayo Luisce
Undergrad student
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Athena has recently graduated from the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Cuernavaca, and is currently working on her research thesis about CoRa and the dynamics of the response to a perturbation to obtain her degree.

Interests: Systems biology, Complex systems, Emergent properties, Biological systems engineering, Sustainability

Diego Morales Martínez
Preparing to apply to Master program
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Diego has recently graduated from Biology B.Sc. program at the Autonomous University of Queretaro (UAQ). He is currently developing a project proposal in the lab about “Noise emergent properties: bursting vs switching“, in order to apply to a Masters program in UNAM.

Interests: Evolution, Systems biology, Complex systems, Biophysics

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Rodrigo Aguilar Díaz
Undergrad student

Rodrigo is studying his 6th semester in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla, and he is working on CoRa and the biochemical noise.

Interests: Systems biology, Ecology, Mathematical modeling, Emergent properties

Valentina Arias Ojeda
Undergrad student
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Valentina is studying her 4th semester in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Cuernavaca, and she is working on the Evolution of oscillations competition with epigenetic switches.

Interests: Applied mathematics, Systems biology, Complex systems, Human health

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Paulina Victoria Rodríguez Lelis
Undergrad student
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Victoria is studying his 4th semester in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla, and she is working in the lab with a project still to be defined.

Interests: Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Evolution, Systems Biology

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Alumni

Juan Esteban Zurita Lema
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, March 2021 – February 2022

Interests: Molecular biology, Genetic circuits, Dynamical systems, Numerical methods, Mathematical analysis, Waves, Condensed matter

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Sophia Orozco
In the lab: Undergrad student, Thesis Research, March 2021 – August 2022
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Sophia graduated from the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla (with honors), developing her research thesis in the lab.

Interests: Systems Biology, Emergent properties, Cancer Biology

Cristina Sotomayor
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, March 2021 – December 2022
[she/her/ella]

Cristina did an internship in lab while studying her 2nd-5th semesters in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Cuernavaca.

Interests: Evolution, Systems Biology, Complex Networks, Dynamical Systems, Cancer Biology

Bruno Villalobos Reveles
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, September 2022 – May 2023

Bruno did an internship in lab while studying his 5th-6th semester in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla.

Interests: Theoretical physics, Pure mathematics, and their applications to Biology

Adán Israel Espinosa de la Cruz
In the lab: Internship, January 2023 – June 2023

Adán did an internship in the lab while appling to a Master program in UNAM. He graduated from Mathematics B.Sc. program at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Interests: Systems biology, Evolution, Complex systems, Nonlinear dynamics, Epigenetics, Psychedelics

Yuan Chang-Halabi
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, January 2023 – July 2023
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Yuan did an internship in our lab in collaboration with Dr. Luis Larrondo’s lab (PUC), while studying his 9th semester in the Biochemistry B.Sc. program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC).

Interests: Signalling integration, Cross-talk, Structural Biology, Membrane Proteins, Complex Systems, Mathematical Modeling, Emergent properties

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Ana Isabel Montejano Montelongo
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, July 2022 – September 2023

Isabel did an internship in lab while studying her last semesters and graduating from Biotechnology Engineering B.Sc. program at the ITESM Campus Querétaro, working on the epigenetic switching in the MITF rheostatic model in melanoma before starting her PhD in Quantitative Biology at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).

Interests: Systems biology, Cancer biology, Genomics, Mathematical modeling

Alejandro Efraín Marín Peralta
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, August 2023 – October 2023

Efraín did an internship in lab while studying his 5th semester in the Genome Sciences B.Sc. program at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla, working in collaboration with Dr. Daniela Robles lab, modeling the effect of genetic fusions in melanoma.

Interests: Mathematical modeling, Systems biology, Dynamic systems, Stochastic processes, Cancer biology

Omar Vargas Hernández
In the lab: Undergrad student, Internship, August 2023 – January 2024

Omar did a research internship in the lab as part of his final semesters at the Mathematics B.Sc. program at the “Universidad Abierta y a Distancia de México”, where he analyzed the control potential in gene regulatory networks associated with cancer predisposition. Omar also holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the UNAM.

Interests: Mathematics, Modeling, Statistics, Cancer biology, Molecular biology, Genetics, Biochemistry

Manuel Eduardo Hernández García
In the lab: PhD student, Internship, August 2023 – May 2024

Manuel did a research internship in the lab as part of his Applied Physics PhD at the “Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP)”, analyzing the effect of extrinsic noise in gene regulatory networks. Manuel also holds a M.Sc. in Applied Physics from the BUAP.