Laboratorio de Ecoinmunología y Fisiología de la Conservación

Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse
Head of lab

karina.acevedo.whitehouse@uaq.mx

Tel. +52 558 421 8025

Posdoctoral Research Fellow - Wildlife Epidemiology. Institute of Zoology (UK)

PhD - Thesis on Immunogenetics. University of Cambridge (UK) 2005

MSc - Thesis on Disease Ecology. CICESE (Mexico) 2001

BVMS - UNAM (Mexico) 1999.

Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers (since 2010) - Currently level III

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Paulina Nieves Martínez
Research Associate

paum352@gmail.com

 

 

Graduate and undergraduate students

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Ana Itzel Montesinos Laffont
PhD student

itzel_laffont@hotmail.com 

 

Importance of chronic inflammation, nutritional status and diet for epithelial transformation of California sea lions 

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Karen Ahlem Esper Reyes
PhD student

ahlemesper8@gmail.com

 

Conservation physiology of the howlermonkey

Co-director: Nicolás Lara Ramos

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Yara Juárez Campusano
PhD student

juca.suhan@gmail.com

 

Early ontogeny of enteric immunity and microbiome colonization of Northern elephant seals

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Carla Cadena Valdivia
MSc student

carlacv151295@hotmail.com

 

Nutrition and health of sea lion pups as bioindicators of climatic variability

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Mario Onofre
MSc student

marioonofrediaz@gmail.com

 

The fungome and its importance for health of marine mammals

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Brandon García Álvarez  
Undergraduate

Ecoimmunology of the northern opposum (Didelphis virginiana

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Emilio E. Ángeles Chávez
Undergraduate  

Pinniped ocular microbiomes

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Estefania Valdez Rodríguez
Undergraduate

 

Ecology of leptospirosis and brucellosis in sea lion breeding rookeries of Gulf of California

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Juanjo Hernández Martínez
Undergraduate

 

Diversity and antibioltic resistance of enteric bacteria of Calfornia sea lions  

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Fernanda Félix ​
Undergraduate  

Antibiotic resistance in Northern elephant seal pups

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Ana Gómez Noriega
Undergraduate
Ecology and evolution of cetacean perception

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Mara Barrero Oropeza​
Undergraduate

Antibiotic resistance of enteric bacteria from the Caribbean manatee

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Verónica Torres Solórzano
Undergraduate
 
Sexual dimorphism in MHC expression of California sea lion pups in the context of environmental variability
Ariadna Guzmán Solis​
Undergraduate  

Factors related to alopecia in Guadalupe fur seal juveniles