Raul Rodriguez-Herrera

Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila Mexico

• Raúl Rodríguez-Herrera is Professor of Genetics and Food Biotechnology at the School of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Saltillo Coahuila Mexico. In 1981 He Graduated with honors and received a degree in Agriculture minor Horticulture from the Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro (UAAAN). Saltillo México and in 1986 received a M.Sc. degree in Plant Breeding from the same University, in 1999 received a Ph. D. in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. USA. He has published 75 refereed publications. In addition He has been written 4 books, 25 book chapters and 145 congress abstracts. His research focusing on Plant genome, isolation and cloning of genes codifying for enzymes with industrial application from microbial and vegetal genomes, and transgenic detection in plants and processed foods. For his research He has been award the following honors and distinctions: Award to outstanding research. PCCMCA Congress. San José, Costa Rican (1988), Award to outstanding research. PCCMCA Congress. San Salvador, El Salvador (1990). Distinguished as National Researcher- Level 2 Mexico (2001). National Prize on Food Science and Technology. CONACYT-Coca Cola México, D. F. (2003). National Agro-Bio Prize on Agricultural Biotechnology-Mexico (2005). Coahuila State Prize for the best project on Food Science (2005). Dr. Rodriguez has tough conferences in USA, Mexico, India, Guatemala, San Salvador, Costa Rican, Greece, Chile and Brazil and attended training courses in USA, Argentina, Costa Rican, México, Spain and Cuba. Actually He is reviewer of the journals Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Chemistry Today, LWT, and institutions like CONACYT, Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, and UAAAN.

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