David José Mendoza Aguayo, PhD
Departamento de Procesos Tecnológicos e Industriales
Tel. 3669 3434 Ext. 3677
Location: Biotechnology Laboratory at CEGINNT
Dr. Mendoza has a PhD in Biotechnology and Bioengineering with a specialization in Molecular Biology from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (Cinvestav); a Master's Degree in Biotechnology with a specialization in Biological Control Agents from the Center for Research in Food and Development, A.C.; and a Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnological Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora.
He has been a professor at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente since 2014. He belongs to the Department of Technological and Industrial Processes, where he teaches biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, and genetic engineering, among other courses. He collaborates in the Biotechnology Engineering labs on issues related to equipment, and conducts basic science and applied research.
Areas of specialization:
Production of recombinant microorganisms
Production and isolation of biological control agents.
Mendoza-Aguayo DJ et al. (2014). Extracellular expression of glucose inhibition-resistant Cellulomonasflavigena PN-120 ß-glucosidase by a diploid strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Archives of microbiology. Vol 196: 25-33.
Mendoza-Aguayo DJ et al. (2010). Energías Renovables Biológicas – Hidrógeno – Pilas de Combustible II, Capítulo 2, Etanol como energía renovable: enzimas y sacarificación. (Renewable Biological Sources of Energy – Hydrogen – Fuel Cells II, Chapter 2, Ethanol as a renewable energy source: enzymes and saccharification.) (ISBN: 978-607-00-3608-8)