Dr. Abraham Landa obtained a BSc in Biochemistry, an MsC in Biology, and a Ph.D. in Biology, all from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He was a research fellow in the Department of Tropical Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University. He was awarded a second-place Lola and Igo Flisser Award for research in parasitology, the Gabino Barreda medal for his doctorate studies, and the “Nayarit for Scientific and Technological Research”, awarded by the Government of Nayarit. He also was awarded a university merit award in teaching from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has more than seventy international peer-reviewed publications to his credit.