Biorepository: Unidad Académica Yucatán, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Institution Information

Index Herbariorum Record: 
No
InstitutionCode: 
UAY-UNAM
Status of Institution: 
Active
Additional Institution Names: 
Unidad Académica Sisal
Description of Institution: 

The campus Sisal is a product of the will of the National Autonomous University of Mexico to respond to the social needs of the country promoting the generation of scientific, technological and humanistic knowledge, forming specialized personnel and maintaining an interest in promoting culture and strengthen the regional settings of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Institutional Discipline: 
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Federal: University or college
Institution Type: 
University or college
Cool URI: 
http://biocol.org/cool/swmz-m648

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
Av. Colon 503 x72 and 62 Col. Centro
City/Town: 
Merida
State/Province: 
Yucatán
Postal/Zip Code: 
4510
Country: 
Mexico

Collections

Institution Collections

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Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Nuno Simoes

Staff Member Information

Job Title: 
Professor and researcher full time
Area of Responsibility: 
responsible for collections
Birth Year: 
1972
Research Discipline: 
Biological Sciences: Zoology
Research Specialty: 
Dr. Simoes has also been actively collaborating on the biodiversity characterization of the Sisal and Alacranes reefs (crustaceans, echinoderms, cnidarians and opistobranchs) as part of a local effort to update the invertebrate species inventories. He has also participated on the creation of a co-op collective community aiming at the sustainable aquaculture production of marine ornamental species at Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico. Funding for his research programs has come from: DGAPA-UNAM, Mexico; CYTED, Spain; GEF, United Nations; and FCT, Portugal

Staff Member Affiliations

Name of Primary Institution: 
Name of Primary Collection: 

Staff Member's Contact Information

City/Town: 
Merida
Country: 
Mexico
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