MD. Efrén Santos

Engineer specialized on Bioengineering, experienced on the field of molecular biology as Head of Research on the CIBE Center (Centro de Investigaciones Biotecnológicas del Ecuador)

Phd  Bioengineering

Honors and Distinctions

Workshops

– “Espitemological Fundaments on teaching and research” Centro de Investigaciones y Servicios Educativos «CISE»

– Workshop: GRANT WRITING. Centro de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CICYT), ESPOL.

Research Projects:

  • CIBE-ESPOL: Detections of genetically modified organisms on food through the PCR technique.
  • Technology Development and Innovation Seed Competitive Funds, VLIR-ESPOL: “Implementation of biotechnological methods for the genetic improvement of banana and plantains»
  • Genotyping Support Service, Generation Challenge Program: “Musa Germplasm Genotyping”

PUBLICATIONS

  • Santos E. (2017): Comparison of three DNA extraction methods for the detection and quantification of GMO in Ecuadorian manufactured food. BMC Research Notes.
  • Santos E. (2016): Status and Challenges of Genetically Modified Crops and Food in Ecuador. Acta Horticulturae

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