Visit to Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (CINESTAV)


Tuesday, April 26, 2022


Expand research collaboration between CINVESTAV and UC and build a strategic framework to enable additional development of joint research and innovation capacities.

Share information about the respective research agendas at CINVESTAV and at the UC, with a focus on areas that offer significant potential (including Biotechnology, Marine Sciences, and Physics).

Establish a plan for continued engagement, led by Alianza MX, to advance scientific collaboration between UC and CINVESTAV and to conduct brainstorming sessions on other topics.

Participants from Cinvestav
  • José Mustre de León, Executive Director

  • Martha Espinosa, Planning Secretary / Head of the International Relations Office

  • Gabriel López Castro, Academic Secretary

  • Alfredo Herrera Estrella, Director of the Advanced Genomic Unit

  • Laila Pamela Partida, Director of Irapuato Unit

  • Rafael Rivera, Director of Mérida Unit

  • Alberto Sánchez, Head of the Physics Department

  • Mónica Castillo, Head of the Institutional Liaison Department

Participants from University of California and Alianza MX

Kim Wilcox, Chancellor, UC Riverside; Executive Sponsor of Alianza MX

Christine Victorino, Associate Chancellor, UC Riverside

Rodolfo Torres, Vice Chancellor and Research and Economic Development, UC Riverside

Marjorie Zatz, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, UC Merced

Joanna Regulska, Vice Provost and Dean of Global Affairs, UC Davis

Stefano Bertozzi, Professor of Health Policy & Management, UC Berkeley


Isabel Studer, Director of Alianza MX

Aaron Melaas, Alianza MX Associate Director for Research and Innovation

  • Anaid Linares, Alianza MX Research Engagement Coordinator