Ensenada, British Columbia – The Mexican Academy of Sciences (AMC), the main independent association bringing together researchers with outstanding backgrounds in science and technology in the country, agreed to the doctor’s assumption Patricia Juarez CamachoResearcher in cancer and orthopedics in the Innovation Department Cicese Biomedical, To become a regular member of the Academic Department of Biology.
Only AMC members can nominate candidates and must have an outstanding and ongoing contribution to science and technology that justifies their incorporation into the Academy.
Once a year, a call is launched during which the candidates are evaluated, during which their scientific career in Mexican institutions is taken into account; Your contribution to Human resource training At a high level, especially at PhD; Receiving funding for research projects as the person in charge, which is established in the country, among other considerations.
“I am deeply honored, that my research career began in 1996, when I had a wonderful opportunity to choose a summer residence as part of the AMC ‘Summer of Scientific Research’ program, I was a graduate student at University of Veracruz, Thanks to the Academy of Sciences, I was able to obtain my first approach to science. “
Patricia received her MA and PhD in Biochemical Sciences from One She did two postdoctoral residency in the United States, at Indiana and Virginia universities.
“Despite the difficulty of the scientific career, I always wanted to return to Mexico to apply the acquired knowledge and develop the sciences in my country. This opportunity came in 2014 when I was appointed as a Senior Researcher at Cicese, there I started performing As an independent researcher in the field of cancer and bone metastases, ”Dr. Juarez Camacho commented.
As of February this year, AMC had nearly 3,000 members, a quarter of them women. Of these, 37 are Cicese researchers (employed, retired, or already deceased), and of these, 7 are women.
In 2016, it was awarded one of the “rising stars” by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), a privilege granted to fund the research of promising young scientists.