Displaying posts in the category: Interviews

An interview with Mary Cruz Torrico Rojas

Posted by , on 21 March 2023

MiniBio: Mary Cruz Torrico is the head of the Parasitology lab at Universidad Mayor de San Simón, in Cochabamba, Bolivia. She studied her BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry at Universidad Mayor de San Simón. She then did a masters degree at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. She is currently completing her PhD at the University of

An interview with Alexandria Saravia

Posted by , on 13 March 2023

MiniBio: Alexandria Saravia is an entomologist, microscopist and palynologist. She studied her undergraduate degree in Biology between La Paz and Santa Cruz. During her undergraduate degree she became involved in projects focusing on bee conservation and pollen analysis. She spent a year in Chile, at Universidad de Chile doing research, and in 2019 went to

An interview with Mohammed Mostajo Radji

Posted by , on 7 March 2023

MiniBio: Dr. Mohammed Mostajo Radji is an Assistant Research Scientist at University of California Santa Cruz, where he leads a multi-disciplinary lab focusing on neuroscience and social impact, especially through cloud-controlled equipment, including microscopy. He is the Director of the UCSC Live Cell Biotechnology Discovery Lab. In his work, he combines his interest in biotechnology,

An interview with Noemi Tirado

Posted by , on 28 February 2023

MiniBio: Prof. Noemi Tirado is a group leader and head of the Genetic Toxicology Unit at Universidad Mayor de San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia. She studied her graduate and postgraduate career in Bolivia. Her work is multidisciplinary, including molecular and cell biology in combination with microscopy, as well as clinical research and public health

An interview with Leslie Tejeda

Posted by , on 21 February 2023

MiniBio: Dr. Leslie Tejeda is a profesor and part-time researcher at Universidad Mayor de San Andres, in La Paz, Bolivia. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry in Bolivia, and was later awarded a fellowship under the ASDI program which promotes international collaboration for sustainable development (ASDI), to go to Sweden to do her PhD. She

An interview with Andrea Maldonado

Posted by , on 14 February 2023

MiniBio: Andrea Maldonado is an Engineer in Material Sciences, and the SEM specialist at the Grupo de Investigación de Bio y Materiales (GBIOMAT) and the Lab of Bio y Materiales at Facultad Politécnica de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay. She did her undergraduate degree at the same university, and partly due to her interest

An interview with José Luis Vázquez Noguera

Posted by , on 7 February 2023

MiniBio: Dr. Jose Luis Vazquez is a researcher at Facultad Politecnica at Universidad Nacional de Asuncion in Paraguay. Between 2004 and 2008, he studied his undergraduate degree in Computer Systems Engineering at Instituto Tecnológico de León in México as an SRE scholar. Between 2009 and 2012 he completed his MSc degree as an Itaipú Binacional

An interview with Horacio Legal

Posted by , on 31 January 2023

MiniBio: Prof. Horacio Legal is a group leader in the area of Image Analysis at Universidad Nacional de Asuncion in Paraguay. He is also the co-founder of the postgraduate program in the area of Computer Science at this university. Horacio completed his Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering at the Universidade Federal do Paraná, in Brazil in

An interview with Steffen Härtel

Posted by , on 24 January 2023

MiniBio: Prof. Steffen Härtel is a group leader at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Chile, where he leads the Laboratory of Scientific Image Processing (SCIAN-Lab). He is also founder of CEDAI SpA (Center of Internet Assisted Spermiograms), director of the Chilean Center for Digital Pathology (CPDAI), of the Center for Medical Informatics

An interview with Pablo J. Sáez

Posted by , on 17 January 2023

MiniBio: Dr. Pablo J. Sáez is a Professor at UniversitätsKlinikum Eppendorf (UKE), in Hamburg, Germany since 2020, where him and his lab study single and collective cell migration with a focus on immune cells. He was born in Chile and did his early career there. He did his BSc, MSc and PhD at Pontificia Universidad