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Ramírez-Jiménez, Aurea Karina

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Dr. Ramírez is a highly motivated and passionate researcher and professor in the area of Nutrigenomics, evaluation of bioactive compounds in vivo and clinical trials. Recently, her research line is focused on the study of Apolipoprotein CIII as a marker of dyslipidemia and genetic variability associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Ramírez holds a Ph.D. in Food Science, moreover, she worked as postodoctoral researcher at the Biotechnology department of CICATA-IPN Qro with a project related to the use of emerging technologies for the production of functional foods, with minimal impact on bioactive compounds. She also worked as postdoctoral researcher at the FEMSA Biotechnology Center at Tec Campus Monterrey where she conducted a project focused on Nutrigenomics of Mexican foods and agri-food residues for the generation of foods with high phytochemical and functional value. Currently, Dr. Ramírez is a full-time professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Toluca. She has won national awards such as the Alejandrina Research award in 2020, has published more than 24 publications in JCR journals, supervised undergraduate students, 2 master's students and currently, 4 doctoral dissertations of students enrolled in the biotechnology postgraduate program. She has ECOAS with an average of 9.5. In addition to being a member of the AlfaNutra International Network of functional foods and nutraceuticals, she is a member of the Mexican Association of Food Science and the Ingenia chapter of the Tecnológico de Monterrey. She is a member of the National Researchers Council (SNI 1), currently as Level 1 (2 of 4) and the ALFANUTRA network.
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