Erik Mena Morales

M.Sc. student
Systems biology

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The laboratory rotations I did within my Master’s Degree Program in Systems Biology allowed me not only to get familiar with different ways of designing and conducting a science project but also to understand the importance of scientific and interdisciplinary collaboration required to move science and research forward.

My academic background

M.Sc. in Systems Biology
IRIC – Université de Montréal, Canada
2011 to today

B.Sc. in Experimental Biology
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
2003 to 2008

My current research project

Rotation #1
Analysis of distal tip cell dynamics during C. elegans gonadogenesis.
Research team: Jean-Claude Labbé

Rotation #2
Analysis of mdf-2 in the cell cycle dynamics of germline stem cells in C. elegans gonad.
Research team: Paul S. Maddox