Luisa I. Falcón
Luisa Falcón is Biologist from Mexico´s National University, with master’s in sciences from the Marine Sciences Institute, UNAM and Université Aix Marseille, PhD from Stony Brook University. PI of the Bacterial Ecology Laboratory at the Institute of Ecology, UNAM since 2006. Invited professor to Kyoto University, Japan and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.
She has specialized on microbial ecology of microbial mats, microbialites and biofilms in different aquatic environments including tropical, temperate and polar sites. Recently she has started to work with microbiome of wildlife. She is the author of several scientific publications including articles, chapters, and contributes to outreach initiatives.