UNAM, Mexico

Researcher and Professor

Laura A. Palomares is a biochemical engineer from ITESM, Mexico, with a doctoral degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM). She pursued postdoctoral training at Cornell University, and is currently a professor, principal investigator and group leader at the Biotechnology Institute of UNAM. Her research focuses on animal cell culture engineering to produce recombinant proteins with pharmaceutical applications. Laura collaborates with several companies in Mexico and abroad on process development and participates in the evaluation of biological new products for COFEPRIS, the Mexican regulatory agency. Her work has been recognized with several prestigious awards in Mexico and abroad.