We are the first Peruvian team competing in iGEM in the undergrad category. We are a group of 10 undergraduate students of Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Psychology. Our team is committed to our goal given that our project will positively impact on Peruvian farmers’ lives.
Jesús Durand Calle
⚈Interest: Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology.
⚈Fun fact: I love detective fiction.
Maria Isabel Ruiz Ruiz
⚈ Interest: Evolutionary Biology, Bioinformatics & Scientific Illustration
⚈Fun fact: I like puzzles.
Alfonso Matías Rojas Montero
⚈Interest: Bioinformatics, writing
⚈Fun Fact: Writting is my passion
Diego Alonso Benites Tan
⚈Interest: Molecular biology, Community Management & Music/Video Production
⚈Fun fact: I can move my ears and nostrils
María Teresa Castromonte Albinagorta
⚈Interest: Bioinformatics, Molecular biology, Cancer
⚈Fun fact: I love puzzles, i can't stop until i finish!
María Carolina Ortiz Cáceres
⚈Interest: Conservation Genetics, Molecular ecology, Biotechnology.
⚈Fun fact: Loves Cheems memes and Chinese food
Valeria Alexandra Villar Dávila
⚈Interest: Molecular parasitology, Cell biology
⚈Fun fact: Likes video games and watching Youtube.
Oswaldo Francisco Lescano Osorio.
⚈Interest: Food Chemistry
⚈Fun fact: I eat big amounts of food
Ruben Dario Velasquez Arbieto
⚈Interest: Analytic Chemistry
⚈Fun fact: When I was a teenager, I never told my parents that I gave away my brother's guitar
Elizabeth Sanchez Achulla
⚈Interest: Working with elderly population, community psychology, social program design.
⚈Fun fact: Baking is therapy.
Ingrid Alarcón Ancajima
⚈Interest: Environment microbiology & Engineering genetics.
⚈Fun fact: I love science fiction.
Nicolas Arias Vaccari
⚈Fun fact: I like RPG’s
Daniel Guerra Giraldez
⚈Interest: Biochemistry & Molecular biology
⚈Fun fact: I am a board games enthusiast.