B. Sc. degree in Marine Biology cum laude, State University of Baja California Sur (UABCS, La Paz, Mexico)
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Oceanography, UC San Diego-Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Richard Rosenblatt & John Hunter, co-advisors)
Postdoc, Louisiana State University (John Fleeger & David Foltz, coPIs)
Since 2001 I hold a permanent position at CICESE (Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico) where I established a Molecular Ecology Laboratory in the Biological Oceanography Department.