SACNAS 2018

Banner picture source: https://www.sacnas.org/2018-sacnas/ La Sociedad para el Avance de los Chicanos / Hispanos y los Nativos Americanos en Ciencia (SACNAS por sus siglas en inglés) celebró su conferencia nacional anual de 2018 en San Antonio, Texas. Esta fue mi primera vez en una conferencia nacional de SACNAS, y fue tan sorprendente como todos decían. ConocíaContinue reading “SACNAS 2018”

AAAS 2018 CASE

“The nations may be divided in everything else, but they all share a single body of science.” – Isaac Asimov (Fuente: Isaac Asimov’s Book of Science and Nature Quotations (1988), 270.) Con el objetivo de exponer a los científicos a la política científica al principio de sus carreras, la Asociación Americana para el Avance de laContinue reading “AAAS 2018 CASE”

Yale Ciencia Academy

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) es un programa de un año que brinda a los estudiantes graduados oportunidades de mentoría, apoyo entre pares y ampliar sus redes profesionales, para desarrollar habilidades que son importantes para el avance profesional; y por contribuir a sus comunidades a través de la divulgación científica. Soy miembro de YCA de laContinue reading “Yale Ciencia Academy”

CMBP

El Programa de Ciencias Celulares, Moleculares y Bioquímicas (CMBP por sus siglas en inglés) es un programa de capacitación para estudiantes graduados en la Universidad Estatal de Ohio (Ohio State). Este programa ofrece apoyo financiero a estudiantes de doctorado durante dos años y tiene como objetivo facilitar oportunidades de desarrollo profesional a sus estudiantes aContinue reading “CMBP”

SACNAS 2018

Banner picture source: https://www.sacnas.org/2018-sacnas/ The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) celebrated its 2018 annual national conference at San Antonio, Texas. This was my first time ever at a SACNAS national conference, and it was as amazing as everyone said. I had been aware of the existence of SACNAS sinceContinue reading “SACNAS 2018”

AAAS 2018 CASE

“The nations may be divided in everything else, but they all share a single body of science.” – Isaac Asimov (Source: Isaac Asimov’s Book of Science and Nature Quotations (1988), 270.) With the goal of exposing scientists to science policy early in their careers the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) hosts the annual CASE workshop. ThisContinue reading “AAAS 2018 CASE”

Yale Ciencia Academy

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) is a year-long program that provides graduate students with opportunities for mentoring, peer support, and networking; for developing skills that are important for career advancement; and for contributing to their communities through science outreach. I am a YCA Fellow form the 2017 cohort. The program is conducted largely online (video conference), except for the annualContinue reading “Yale Ciencia Academy”

CMBP

The Cellular, Molecular, and Biochemical Sciences Program (CMBP) is graduate training program at The Ohio State University. This program supports PhD students for two years and aims to facilitate career development opportunities to their students throughout their graduate training. The program achieves its goal through monthly research meetings, annual symposia, career workshops, ethics training, CMBP-specific courses,Continue reading “CMBP”

Casa Pueblo

  During the spring semester of my sophomore year (2009) I participated in a short course titled: “Advances in Tropical Microbial Ecology”. The purpose of this course was expose students to an environment where the needs of the community are addressed through science, and to introduce the students to the concept of a “global citizen”Continue reading “Casa Pueblo”

REU

What is an REU? The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research experiences for undergraduates in different universities across the United States. These experiences are called Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Students apply to these programs, that occur during the summer, and if they are chosen to participate their travel expenses will be covered and aContinue reading “REU”