Ana Flisser is a Biologist at the Faculty of Sciences, UNAM, Mexico (1962–1965), degree obtained in 1966. She is a Doctor in Sciences (Immunology) at the National School of Biological Sciences, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico (1972–1978), degree obtained in 1978. She currently works as a full time, upper rank, Senior Scientist at the Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, 1991 (first position 1978). She is an Advisor of students registered in graduate programs of biomedicine, biological sciences, and medical, odontological, and health sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM (1991). She gained the Award Ciudad Capital “Heberto Castillo Martinez” Premio Jose Maria Cantu Garza en investigacion en salud y medio ambiente, Noviembre 21, 2008. She is the President of Alaska to Chiapas: The First North American Parasitology Congress, Merida, Yucatan, June 21–25, 2007. She is the Director of Research, General Hospital “Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez,” SSA, 2001–2006 PAHO Award in Administration, Pan American Health Organization, 1999; Director at the National Institute for Epidemiologic Diagnosis and Reference (INDRE), SSA, 1995–2000. Her research is focused on Cysticercosis and taeniosis due to Taenia solium. Her publications include 117 original articles in international and Mexican refereed journals, 57 reviews or invited articles, 56 book chapters, 8 books as editor or coeditor, and 3 books as author or coauthor. She is an Advisor of thesis in 7 for D.S. and 1 in process, 10 for M.S. and 2 in process, and 15 at the B.S. level. She had a financial support: 20 research projects from: DGAPA/UNAM, CONACYT, European Community, IDRC/Ottawa, WHO/PAHO, Merck-Darmstadt/Merck-Mexico. She has academic activities with 407 abstracts in national and international congresses, 155 national and international invited lectures, 21 graduate and bachelor courses, 44 lectures at different graduate courses.
Biography Updated on 1 November 2009