Senior researcher in the Oceanological Research Institute of the Autonomous University of Baja California (IIO-UABC), Mexico (2008 – present). Expert in ecology and larval biology, and gene expression during embryonic development. Participant in several National and International research projects. Membership of Oceanographic Association of Mexico, Mexican Society of Coral Reefs (SOMAC), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Ecological Society of America (ESA), Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) and Society of Conservation Biology (SCB). Supervisor of 6 doctoral thesis (3 ongoing), 9 Msc thesis (3 ongoing) and 6 undergraduate degree. 16 articles.