Jose Alberto Diaz-Quinonez, is Professor of immunology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Assistant Director General of the National Reference Laboratory (Institute for Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference, InDRE) in the Ministry of Health of the Mexican Federal Government. He received his Pharmaceutical Chemist Biologist degree by the Autonomous University of Sinaloa and his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from UNAM. He did Postdoctoral training research stays at The Rockefeller University and several Biotech companies in Massachusetts in 2001. His teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate students at UNAM and other universities in Mexico, and has been visiting professor at several universities. His research tracks are immunology, emerging infectious diseases and public health. He belongs to several scientific societies and collaborates with the World Health Organization on public health projects since 2004. He has been a fellow at the UNAM, the Science and Technology National Council, the National Researchers System in Mexico; the National Academy of Sciences and Department of State of the United States Government. In 2014 he received the “IFBA Biosafety Heroes Award”; In 2015, the FUNSALUD-GSK National Award. He has published more than 30 manuscripts in peer-review journals.
Cholera, microbial pathogenesis, viral infections, Chikungunya, Dengue, Zika