Research Area

This laboratory is located at the facilities of the Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo, A.C. (CIAD, AC; in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

Our objective is to study the responses at the physiological, cellular and molecular level of marine invertebrates to environmental stressors such as hypoxia, ambient ammonia, emersion, as well as osmotic and thermal stress.

Invertebrates that have been studied are spiny lobsters, Panulirus interruptus; white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei; crabs, Callinectes bellicosus; lion-paw scallops; Nodipecten subnodosus and sponges, Tetilla mutabilis.

Our mission in teaching is to contribute to training highly specialized human resources at the bachelor's degree and post-graduate levels through teaching activities, as well as training.