Cristóbal Pérez, Program and Communications assistant

Presently, Cristóbal is finishing his Bachelor in Microbiology with an emphasis in Parasitology in the Centro Regional Universitario of Azuero. He participated in several programs that supported his academic growth all along of his studies, including the course Giants’ Field Biology, which was sponsored by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the 5th Pan-American Dengue Research Network Meeting, and a monitoring study on the Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi azueresis) taking place in the village of Pedasí, for which an article will be published in the near future. Cristóbal loves nature and all the extraordinary secrets that it continues to hide. He is passionate about his field and his major goal is to have the opportunity of realizing scientific research for the benefit of nature and for our quality of live. He has always believed that we are all interconnected with the universe, and that by harming the environment, we also harm ourselves.