Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV, IPN) México, 1984. Joined the Institute of Cellular Physiology, UNAM in 1991. Full Professor. Chair, Department of Neuroscience.
Awards and Honors:
Fogarty International Research Fellow, Lab of Neurobiology, Rockefeller University, 1985-1986. Postdoctoral Fellow, HHMI, Neurobiology and Behavior, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1987-1989. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Neurosciences, Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, 1989-1991. Grass Fellowship 1990. Marine Biological Laboratory Summer Fellowship, 1991. Third Word Academy of Sciences Fellowship, 1991. MBL Steve Kuffler Fellowship, 1992. External evaluator of CONACyT-Mexico projects since 1993. External evaluator of the PAPIIT program. SNI III