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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Dra. Karla Rubio

Head of the Laboratorio Internacional EPIGEN, CONCYTEP. Postdoctoral Researcher at IMoPA Institute, University of Lorraine, in Nancy, France. Doctor of Science from the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (Prof. Barreto) in Bad Nauheim, and the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany. She completed her Master’s Degree in Physological Sciences and Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedicine at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Prof. Vindola & Prof. Padrós). She has been awarded by the Foundation Awards von Behring-Röntgen, from the Medizinische Gesellschaft Giessen, and the German Society of Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine.

MSc. Andrea Pérez González

She recieved a Bachelor´s Degree in Biotechnology Engeenering by Autonomous Popular University of Puebla State

Ivonne Ramírez Díaz

Graduated with a degree in Biomedicine from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla-BUAP

Sagrario Lobato

She is a medical doctor graduated from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla.

M.D. Miguel Ángel Coral García

Bachelor of Medicine from the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla.

PhD. Karla Rubio

Responsible for the International Laboratory EPIGEN, CONCYTEP, coordinated as a tri-national axis (Mexico-Germany-France) focused on the study of pollution-associated diseases. PhD in Science from the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (Prof. Barreto) in Bad Nauheim, and the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany. She studied for a Master's degree in Physiological Sciences and a Bachelor's degree in Biomedicine at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Prof. Vindola and Prof. Padrós). His research interests include epigenetic regulation mechanisms in pulmonary, neurodegenerative and environmental pollution-associated diseases. She has established in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo experimental models integrated to next generation sequencing techniques in pathological conditions (fibrosis, neurodegeneration, pneumonia, cancer). She has received awards from the von Behring-Röntgen Foundation, the Medizinische Gesellschaft Giessen, and the German Society of Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine. She is the author of several articles indexed in high profile journals, academic books and professor of postgraduate courses. She is a member of the National System of Researchers CONACYT.

Msc. Andrea Pérez González

She recieved a Bachelor´s Degree in Biotechnology Engeenering by Autonomous Popular University of Puebla State (UPAEP, 2009-2014).  During this period, she developed research projects in Food and Agropecuary Biotechnology. Also, she obtained a Research Scholarship Granted by Mexican Academy of Sciences in the XXII Scientific Research Summer (2013), carrying out her professional practices at the Biological Research Center of the Northwest S.C. (CIBNOR). He have had a rol as Technological Consultant in Biotechnology in research projects about Nanotechnology and Biomaterials in Collaboration with UPAEP and health sector companies (2014-2017). In addition, she has been the autor or coauthor of book chapters and scientific articles in indexed scientific journals. She got a Master in Science Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Area by Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla (Scholarship by CONACYT, 2018-2020) carrying out her practical work in Cellular Biology Laboratory in East Center Biomedical Research (CIBIOR-IMSS, 2018-2020) as Scholarship Research Holder IMSS Type I (2019-2020). Currently, she works as a Laboratory Technician at International Laboratory EPIGEN, CONCYTEP, Health University of Puebla State (USEP), Mexico, contributing to the development of the Research Line: Epigenetic related diseases to pollution.

Msc. Ivón Ramírez

Graduated with a degree in Biomedicine from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla-BUAP (2012-2017). She obtained her master's degree in Chemical Sciences in the area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at BUAP, doing her thesis as a CONACyT fellow (2018-2019) and IMSS Type I research fellow (2019-2020) at the Molecular Biology laboratory of the Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Oriente (CIBIOR-IMSS). She has contributed in the realization and publication of scientific articles in indexed journals, as well as diffusion articles. Additionally, she has been trained in the area of Data Analysis, completing a diploma in Research Design and Data Analysis by the College of Data Scientist-COCID (2021) and obtained a digital badge issued by BEDU-SANTANDER for having completed the Data Science program (2021). She is currently pursuing her PhD at the EPIGEN International Laboratory and as a CONACyT fellow in the Biotechnology program at the Universidad Popular Autónoma de Puebla-UPAEP. Her line of research is the study of epigenetic mechanisms of tumorigenesis induced by environmental toxicants.

International Supervisors

CONCYTEP Supervisors

  • Dr. Victoriano Covarrubias Salvatori
  • MSc. Arantxa Rosario

Mgmt & Admin

ICUAP Management

Posgraduate Students

Medicine Interns

OMICs Interns

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Dr. Julián Torres

Obtained his doctoral degree from Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas at Universidad Autonoma de Colima. His research interests include Cardiovascular Physiopathology and Pharmacology of Diabetes type I and II, oriented to altered mechanisms in lethal arrhythmias and biomarkers using mathematical prognostic and diagnostic models, as well as the identification of novel epigenetic factors involved in metabolic diseases. His other research interest lies on science dissemination and public academic initiatives.

Currently he works as researcher and co-supervisor of the International laboratory EPIGEN-CONCYTEP (Instituto de Ciencias, BUAP).

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BSc. Andrea Zacarías

Bachelor in Environmental Engineering at the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP). She performed academic internships as fellow in the Soil and Microbiology Laboratory. Her interests include Occupational health and Security. She is currently an intern at the EPIGEN International Laboratory.

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Sara Carrillo

Medical student at Universidad de la Salud del Estado de Puebla (USEP). Bachelor in Nutrition at Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP). Certified in Enteral and Parenteral Feeding in critical care by Instituto Mexicano de Nutriología Clínica A.C. She acts as volunteer at publics hospitals (Hospital para el Niño Poblano and Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social), into Pediatrics and Nutrition areas.

She has experience managing clinical databases, and is a co-author of book chapters and scientific dissemmination papers focused on Obesity and Pollution. She has presented her work in poster sessions at different regional conferences. She is currently an intern at the EPIGEN International Laboratory.

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Diana Cerón

Medical student at Universidad de la Salud del Estado de Puebla (USEP). Technician in Emergency Medicine at Servicios Integrales de Atención Pre-Hospitalaria SOS, PUEBLA A.C. With extensive experience in databases management, she is co-author of book chapters and scientific dissemmination papers focused on Obesity and Pollution.

She has presented her work in poster sessions at different regional conferences. She is currently an intern at the EPIGEN International Laboratory.

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Med. Miguel Coral

Bachelor in Medicine by Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP). Undergraduate Medicine Internship at the General Hospital of Puebla. National Program of Social Service in Health Research of the Interinstitutional Commission for the Training of Health Human Resources (CIFRHS). He is autor of scientific and dissemination articles in indexed journals, as well as book chapters. He is certified in biomedical research, teching, scientific communication and statistics.

He is currently Masters student at the International Laboratory EPIGEN-CONCYTEP (BUAP) and the Medical Sciences Program at Universidad Popular Autónoma de Puebla (UPAEP).

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Masters in Chemical Sciences in the area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Bachelor in Biomedicine by Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP). She has been awarded with fellowships from Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) and Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) working at the Molecular Biology Laboratory of Centro de Investigacion Biomedica de Oriente del IMSS (CIBIOR-IMSS).

She is autor of scientific and dissemination articles in indexed journals, as well as book chapters. Additionally, she is certified in Data Analysis and Research Design by the College of Data Scientist (COCID), obtaining a badge issued by BEDU-SANTANDER. She is currently PhD student at the International Laboratory EPIGEN-CONCYTEP (BUAP) and the Biotechnology Program at Universidad Popular Autónoma de Puebla (UPAEP) with a national graduate scholarship by CONACYT. Her line of research focuses on epigenetic mechanisms of tumorigenesis induced by environmental toxicants.

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MSc. Ivonne Ramírez

Masters in Chemical Sciences in the area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Bachelor in Biomedicine by Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP). She has been awarded with fellowships from Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) and Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) working at the Molecular Biology Laboratory of Centro de Investigacion Biomedica de Oriente del IMSS (CIBIOR-IMSS).

She is autor of scientific and dissemination articles in indexed journals, as well as book chapters. Additionally, she is certified in Data Analysis and Research Design by the College of Data Scientist (COCID), obtaining a badge issued by BEDU-SANTANDER. She is currently PhD student at the International Laboratory EPIGEN-CONCYTEP (BUAP) and the Biotechnology Program at Universidad Popular Autónoma de Puebla (UPAEP) with a national graduate scholarship by CONACYT. Her line of research focuses on epigenetic mechanisms of tumorigenesis induced by environmental toxicants.

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MSc. Andrea Pérez

Masters in Chemical Sciences (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) by Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP) and Bachelor in Biotechnology Engeenering by Universidad Autonoma Popular del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP).  She has been awarded with fellowships from Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONCYTEP) and Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) as student of the Cellular Biology Laboratory at Centro de Investigacion Biomedica de Oriente (CIBIOR-IMSS); and from the Mexican Academy of Sciences (AMC) as intern at Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste (CIBNOR).

She has worked as Technological Consultant in Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Biomaterials in collaboration with UPAEP and companies in the health sector. In addition, she is coauthor of book chapters and scientific articles in indexed journals. Currently, she works as laboratory technician at the International Laboratory EPIGEN-CONCYTEP with a focus on pollution-related diseases

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Dra. Karla Rubio

Head of the iniciative EPIGEN International Laboratory, CONCYTEP, BUAP, in Puebla, Mexico. Postdoctoral Researcher at the IMoPA Institute, University of Lorraine, in Nancy, France. Doctor in Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) by the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (Prof. Barreto) in Bad Nauheim, and the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany. Masters in Physiological Sciences and Bachelor in Biomedicine at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP, Prof. Vindrola and Prof. Padros). Her line of research covers the mechanisms of epigenetic regulation in lung, neurodegenerative diseases and those associated with environmental pollution, such as cancer, fibrosis and metabolic syndrome. She established in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo experimental models integrated with next generation sequencing (NGS) techniques for Translational Medicine and Epigenetic Therapy. She has been awarded with the international prices from the von Behring-Röntgen Foundation, the Medizinische Gesellschaft Giessen, and the German Society for Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine. She is the author of numerous articles indexed in high-profile journals, book chapters and science dissemmination articles. In addition, she is a professor of postgraduate courses in France, Germany and Mexico and belongs to the CONACYT National System of Researchers.