Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon (UANL) Medical School, where he also holds the position of Secretary for Science of Technology. Self trained as a biochemist at UANL (1979), Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (UTHSC, 1982) and postdoc with Prof. Pierre Chambon in Strasbourg, France (1984). Founder of several programs and centers of excellence dedicated to training and advancing research on molecular biology and genomics. Recipient of many awards, standing out the world record for the largest human genes manually sequenced, considered feasible evidence for the Human Genome Project, Distinguished Ex-Alumnus award from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences of the UTHSCH, the Scientific Merit Award of his home town, and his career profile published by the prestigious international scientific magazine Nature Medicine, the leading Mexican newspaper El Norte, and the Latin American culture magazine Contenido. Author of 120 peer-reviewed research articles with over 2000 citations, of a book on Molecular Biology, of two biotechnology patents, and of several industrial technology transfers. In 2005 he debuted as an entrepreneur having founded a consulting firm in biotechnology and genomics (Innbiogem, SC) and a Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics and Bioprocess (Vitagénesis, SA).