Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth2020 everyone! I am SO proud to be Latina.

This #HispanicHeritageMonth, I'm sharing one Latinx/Hispanic scientist YOU should be following today if you aren't already...

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1. Introducing Alonso Delgado ( @wildlife_bioGuy), a first-gen American and student. Alonso is from Los Angeles, California, and is a first-year graduate student at @EEOB_OSU.

Alonso studies the evolution of Sea Anemones via systematics and phylogenomics! #HispanicHeritageMonth
2. Say "hola!" to Dr. Ana Maria Porras ( @AnaMaPorras) from Colombia. She is an assistant professor that is researching (and doing #scicomm via crocheting) gut microbes! Ana is also co-founder of @LatinXinBME and is a @IfThenSheCan Ambassador.

3. Going to my home, #PuertoRico, to see @moefeliu! Mónica Feliú-Mójer is a FORCE in the #scicomm community, making it her mission to make #ciencia ( #science) more equitable & inclusive through her work with @cienciapr & @ibiology. DREAM JOB!

4. Meet @LauraKojima, a Chicana wildlife biologist with a passion for herpetofauna! Laura is a first-year Master’s student with @UGAEcology & her research is focused on alligator ecotoxicology and how their movement behavior influences their environment.

5. Say hello to Winter Beckles ( @winterbeckles) who has a PhD in evolutionary biology & has spent the last decade studying diversity in nature!

6. "Hola!" to Gregory Youdan ( @GregYoudan). Gregory is an active dance scientist (Biomechanics/Motor Control) specializing in #DanceForHealth! Check out Gregory's profile.

7. Let's welcome David R. Martinez ( @David_RMartinez) who studies #dengue and the #SARSCoV2 microbe! #HispanicHeritageMonth
8. Can't forget Alejandra Enriquez ( @AEnriscientist)! Alejandra is a marine biologist who does #scicomm and #sciart! Alejandra studies bacteria in salt marsh ecosystems.

9. Introducing the amazing Camila Cáceres ( @Camila13Caceres). She received her PhD from FIU ( @heithauslab) and her research is focused on small-scale fisheries in the #Caribbean!

10. Meet Associate Prof. of Astronomy Catherine Espaillat
@DrCEspaillat! She is BU's first tenured #LatinaInSTEM and one of a handful of tenured Latina Astro profs in the US. Pa'lante!

11. Can't have this celebration of Latinxs in STEM without mentioning my kick-ass friend Rose DF ( @_Astro_Nerd_). Lover of space, the rose who flourished in concrete... just WOW. Give Rose a follow if you haven't already!

12. This summer, Dr. Brianna Posadas ( @briposadas) graduated as the first Latina to earn a Ph.D. from the CISE department at UF! It was a PhD in human-centered computing... how cool?!

13. Introducing Ariana Castillo ( @arianaelena97), a Latina atmospheric scientist and PhD student @ Harvard with a focus: tracers in stratosphere.

14. WEEEEEEEPA! Hola Luis Y. Santiago-Rosario ( @saltyecoevo), a Eco-Evo Natrologist and PhD Candidate interested in the #ecology of #sodium and its effect on consumer's performance. Give Luis a follow!

15. Introducing Alonso D ( @wildlife_bioGuy), a PhD student @EEOB_OSU who looks at the systematics & comparative phlyogenomics of Aiptasiids (Sea Anemones). #HispanicHeritageMonth
16. Can't have this #HispanicHeritageMonth shout out without Nicolas Grijalva-Borja ( @nicolasgrijalvb). He's a Biotechnologist 🧬 who does a lot of #scicomm and is a Laboratory Teacher Assistant at @upsalesiana. He's also CEO at #microbiosdigital! Give him a follow.
17. Say "HOLA!" to Gabriele Betancourt-Martinez ( @dr_gabrielelele)! She's a Puerto Rican astrophysicist who is now living in France doing a postdoc. She builds & test instruments for a large X-ray satellite called Athena (launch date mid-2030s).

18. Introducing you to Arani Cuevas-Sanchez ( @AraniCuevas) a #FirstGen🇲🇽 PhD student who studies Marine inverts & Ecological Physiology @TAMUEEB.

Follow her this #HispanicHeritageMonth & learn all about her amazing work!
19. Introducing my good friend, Dr. Hector Barrios-Garrido ( @hectortuguero) from Venezuela who is an associate professor at @LUZadn. He is ALL about having local communities be a part of conservation efforts and you should follow him, like, AHORA.

20. Can't forget Ximena ( @pryox) de Guatemala this #HispanicHeritageMonth! A fellow #LatinainSTEM, she also studies sharks, looking at fisheries in her region. Check her out- a MUST follow.
21. Introducing you to Cesar Peñaherrera, an Ecuadorean marine researcher who focuses on behavioral and population ecology. Cesar is science coordinator at MigraMar ( http://migramar.org ) and always publishes fascinating work.

22. You've GOTTA follow John Bohorquez ( @johnjbohorquez) on Twitter! He is a Ph.D. candidate at Stony Brook University who focuses on the nexus of marine science, environmental economics, & conservation finance. I always learn something new from him!

23. Say hello to Daniel Colón-Ramos ( @dacolon). He is Professor of Cellular Neuroscience at @Yale and is Co-fundador of @CienciaPR #cienciaboricua.

24. Introducing you to Ajna Rivera ( @AjnaRivera) an Evo-devologist at @UOPacific. She is interested in light bioinformatics, dissecting microcrustaceans, and basal metazoaning. Definitely give her a follow!

25. Can't forget friend (and role model) Naomi F. Farabaugh ( @nffarabaugh). She is a PhD candidate at
@HeithausLab_FIU who studies behavioral ecology of #sharks. Give her a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
*** This is just a general tweet to say you should also follow the scientists introducing themselves at @CienciaPR & @PRicansInSTEM! Some AMAZING people there ***
26. Follow Álvaro Ribas Gómez ( @AstroRibas), an astrophysicist, and @ESO fellow at the ALMA observatory. Álvaro is studying planet-forming disks around young stars.

27. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, make sure to drop by & say "Hey!" to Melonie Vaughn ( @melonievaughn_) a
neuroscientist & PhD Student @ UCSD. Melonie is a Harvard & @Dulaclab alum researching risk & resilience to trauma.
28. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, follow Emmanuel (Mani) Garcia ( @manithegarcia), a Clinical Psych PhD and Trauma Therapist! He also has a Patreon you should follow: http://patreon.com/manithegarcia 
29. Make sure to follow Anny Reyes ( @annyreyesNeuro), a doctoral candidate @ SDSU/UCSD JDP studying Neuropsychology. #HispanicHeritageMonth
30. You also definitely want to follow Dr Aileen Fernandez
( @AileenIlianaPhD) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! Dr. Fernandez is a postdoc at Yale University in Pathology, has a PhD in Tumor Biology from Georgetown, and is Co-founder YSM Black PA ( @YaleBPA).
31. Say "hola!" to Pamela Montano A ( @PamelaMontanoMD), the Director Latino Bicultural Clinic at Gouverneur/NYC HHC. Pamela is a HUGE public health advocate for health disparities! #HispanicHeritageMonth
32. This #HispanicHeritageMonth you definitely want to follow Yessica Santana ( @yessicasantana_), a PhD neuro student @ OHSU.
33. Can't celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth without mentioning Ramon Misla David ( @RMisla). A MD-PhD Student @PonceHealthSU/ @StJudeResearch, Ramon is author of #NotJustAStudent & Founder of @StudScientists.
34. CANNOT forget the powerhouse that is @itatiVCS. Itati SantaMaria de Chavez y Vasquez aka Toby is a goth diatom working on their PhD @michiganstateu on grassy biome biogeochemistry. Follow them IMMEDIATELY this #HispanicHeritageMonth. SUCH good content.
35. Dr. Arnaldo Díaz Vázquez ( @ADiaz_PhD), the Assistant Dean @PennMedicine & Adj Asst Prof @PennSysPharmATT is a good follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth too! Dr. Vázquez is also Director
36. Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth! Meet Cayetana Lazcano-Etchebarne ( @LazcanoCayetana), @HMARIApr
Program Coordinator. Also @PRRSI2 & @ajmppr CoFounder. Currently applying to MD/PhDs!
37. Definitely follow Dr. Frances Rivera Hernández ( @francy_pants) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! Dr. Hernández studies sedimentary environments on Earth & Mars. Is also Incoming prof @GeorgiaTechEAS & is part of @GeoLatinas and @PR_Planeteer.
38. What are you doing this #HispanicHeritageMonth if you are not following Dr. Ed Rivera-Valentín ( @PlanetTreky)?! You don't want to miss the feed of this Planetary Scientist, Trekker of Planets!
39. Definitely follow Clara ( @claraexplores) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! She is @GeoLatinas
co-founder & ViceChair and R O C K S.
40. Don't forget to follow Dr. Rocío Paola Caballero-Gill
aka @CaballeroGill this #HispanicHeritageMonth either! Also a @GeoLatinas Co-founder & Chair.
41. And we C A N N O T go this #HispanicHeritageMonth without mentioning the AMAZING JOSÉ G. GONZÁLEZ aka Green Chicano aka @JoseBilingue. A Xicano educator, creative, outdoorist and founder of @LatinoOutdoors.
42. Say hello to Dr. Frances Colón ( @fcoloninFL) a force to be reckoned with in the STEM work. She is into science & environmental policy, science diplomacy, climate justice, and more. #HispanicHeritageMonth
43. Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth! Have you met Colin ( @queer_bones)? A nonbinary Latinx PhD student, they are a Biological Anthropologist! Colin also has an insta of the same name: https://www.instagram.com/queer_bones/ 
44. Say hello to Monica Vidaurri aka @AstroTraviesa. An
Astrobiologist, policy & ethics specialist, Monica is a professional troublemaker at @NASAGoddard. Give Monica a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
45. Introducing you to Sean Bruna ( @seanbruna). Sean is a Medical Anthropology Professor! Also very interested in Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Policy Research. Follow Sean this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
46. Hey #HispanicHeritageMonth! Have you said hello to Yaniris Molina-Aponte ( @yanirisma__)? Yaniris is passionate about cancer, immunology and health disparities! Give 'em a follow!
47. Everyone, meet Alejandro ( @alejovigo), an Industrial Engineer PhD Candidate @umioe and Supply Chain Logistics Enthusiast. Give him a follow! #HispanicHeritageMonth
48. This #HispanicHeritageMonth you seriously need to follow Arianna Gomez ( @gomezae_) because she is studying Hedgehog signaling in Joubert syndrome
@Dohertylab as a PhD student.
49. Have you met Dr. Jorge Ramos ( @JorgeRH2O)? Here are some of his interests: Environmental Ed, Carbon Cycling, @StanfordJRBP, @ESA_SEEDS, & @LatinoOutdoors. Give him a follow & learn so much this #HispanicHeritageMonth and beyond!
50. No #HispanicHertiageMonth list is complete without my friend @Nat_Nature. Nathalie Swain-Diaz is a biologist & senior natural history TV researcher. Cool, huh?! Constantly learning from her feed! If you like #oceans, #scicomm & #marinebio, follow her.
51. Meet future astronaut Amanda ( @AstroAma), who is currently a UCSD PhD Student and @stembassy Host. Give Amanda a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth and tune into the new Stembassy season.
52. Say hello to Jackie B.R. ( @FirstGenPhys), a 2nd-year physics undergrad @UTArlington and 3rd-year research assistant. Jackie is also PR director for @DFWTapTalks. Give Jackie a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
53. Meet Claudia Lopez Lloreda aka @claulopezneuro who is doing her PhD in neuroscience ( @PennNGG) and starting her journalism and science writing career! How cool is that?! I'll definitely be needing tips from this megastar.

54. Have you met Dr. Lindsay Sailer ( @LindsaySailer)? Lindsay is a postdoc at @CornellPsychDpt @OphirLab and interested in early life stress x social bonding. Follow her this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
55. Introducing the amazing Dr. Tesla Monson ( @PaleoTesla), Asst Prof at Western WA Univ @WWU. She researches the evolution of skeletal anatomy in mammals with a strong focus on craniodental morphology and the primate fossil record. Follow her!

56. This #HispanicHeritageMonth I want to introduce you to Dr. Camila Navarrete ( @cnavarretesilva), an @ESO fellow in Chile who tweets in English & Spanish! Si! Es Doctora en Astrofísica estudiando la formación y estructura de la Vía Láctea.
57. Gotta mention this Joey Rodriguez ( @Astro_JRod) this #HispanicHeritageMonth. He is an Astronomer at @CenterForAstro & Assistant professor at @michiganstate (2021). He researches exoplanets, disks, and young stars.
58. Meet Teresa Paneque Carreño ( @terepaneque) a PhD student @eso con un MSc en Astronomia @AstroUchile. Want to learn about astronomy? Teresa is a great person to follow! #HispanicHeritageMonth
59. YOU GOTTA FOLLOW @ProfAbelMendez RIGHT NOW! Prof. Abel Méndez is a Planetary Astrobiologist and Director of the @PlanetaryHabLab and is currently looking at habitable worlds from the Arecibo Observatory. That's in Puerto Rico - I've been there! #HispanicHeritageMonth
60. So glad to be following Néstor Espinoza ( @nespinozap) this #HispanicHeritageMonth. Astronomer at @stsci, he loves exoplanets! Check out his podcast, Razones Siderales podcast (Spotify & @radiousach Martes, 18:30) too!
61. Have you followed Laura J. May-Collado ( @lmaycollado) Check out this marine evolutionary biologist at the University of Vermont this #HispanicHeritageMonth! She co-founded @Panacetacea, as well.
62. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, follow Ivan Moreno ( @termofilos), a Marine Biology PhD Student @Scripps_Ocean studying Thermophilic Cyanobacteria Diversity and Ecology.
63. Say hello to Alejandro De Santiago ( @alejdesantiago). This #HispanicHeritageMonth, you definitely want to learn from this Ph.D. student in the Institute of Bioinformatics @universityofga 🖥 🦠
64. Meet Noel Brizuela ( @ngbrizuela), a PhD student at
@Scripps_Ocean who studies waves in the ocean and life in cities. Cool, right?! #HispanicHeritageMonth
65. Are you following Greta la brujita ( @gretakcomt)?? You definitely should! She's a DACAmented immigrant scientist studying Infectious Diseases. I can't wait to learn from her feed! #HispanicHeritageMonth
66. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, I want to introduce you to Vanessa Ariana ( @nessaarianaa), an incoming graduate student in Conservation and Restoration Science 🦋 at UCI.
67. Meet Amy ( @microbiology_ag), amigxs. Amy is a PhD Student @ TAMU Institute of Biosciences and Technology. Give Amy a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
68. Say "Hola!" to Bryan H. Juarez ( @bhjuarez), a "Minority w/ priorities." Bryan studies Biomechanics
& Evolution 🐸

Want to learn about frogs? Give Bryan a follow!

69. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, I want you to meet Ana Gabriel ( @gabriela928), a biologist-in-training who looks at evo-devo in fishes & cephalopods.
70. I am new to following Ana Silverio ( @anasilverio19)🐠🎃 and I am so excited to learn from this #LatinxinSTEM🇲🇽 with a B.S in Marine Biology 🦈🐠

71. Meet Jo’lene Antonette Saldívar ( @IEecologist), a UC Riverside PhD student by way of community college 👩🏽‍🔬 Jo'lene studies Plant-pollinator interactions 🌿Jo'lene is also a Disabled Air Force OEF Veteran! Follow her this #HispanicHeritageMonth
72. Can't forget to add Ana Luz Porzecanski ( @ALPorze) this #HispanicHeritageMonth list! Ana is a NY-based, world-curious scientist devoted to finding ways to understand and sustain biodiversity, embrace complexity, diversity, and collaboration.
73. Have you met David Acevedo ( @rebelwarrior)? If you aren't following him yet, you need to! He wears many hats: writer, developer, leader, traveler, deep thinker, master of many trades, curious journey man on the road of life. Follow him this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
74. Meet Sara ( @SGomezTrillos). She is a woman technologist Global health scientist that is working for health equity! Sbe focuses on non-communicable diseases and currently works on cancer prevention with Latinas. Give Sara a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
75. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, follow Julio Miranda-Alban ( @JulioM92), coming all the way from Peru to do a PhD(C) in DevBio @UChicago to study notch trafficking & signaling.
76. This #HispanicHeritageMonth I want you to meet & follow Hem Morzaria ( @hmorzaria), a marine scientist and ecosystem modeler who studies climate change.
77. Say "hola!" to Yaideliz M Romero Ramos ( @18Yaideliz), who studies public health & social justice. She specifically looks at people who menstruate reproductive health and medicine.

78. Meet @coralreeftoad this #HispanicHeritageMonth, a person with many hats! She is into aquarium sciences and does wildlife rehab. Give her a follow!
79. Say hello to Kevin Ortiz Ceballos ( @kortizceballos).
He is an astronomer with @PlanetaryHabLab! Give him a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
80. This #HispanicHeritageMonth, I want to introduce you to Valeska Zambra ( @valesk_za), a PhD student in Austria! I'm so excited to learn from her & her feed.
81. Meet Teresa Martín-Carreras, MD ( @DrTeresaMC), a Clinical Instructor #MSKRad Fellow @UW_MSKrad on the @RADPAC Board & Communication Liaison for @ACRRFS. She is also Founder of @RADiversity. #HispanicHeritageMonth
82. Everyone, meet Ricardo ( @Ricardo_0621). A BCI Researcher and officially a Systems Engineer with a Summa Cum Laude distinction. #HispanicHeritageMonth
83. Dile "Hola!" a Rafael Suárez ( @rafsuafu) que es biólogo. Give him a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
84. Excited to introduce you to Dr. Vianey Leos Barajas ( @vianey_lb) this #HispanicHeritageMonth. She is a Mexican-American Assistant Professor at @UofTStatSci +
@UofTenvironment looking at Bayesian ecological + environmental statistics. Say hi & follow her!
85. If you aren't following my friend & #LatinainSTEM Lauren Eve Simonitis ( @OceanExplauren) this #HispanicHeritageMonth, what are you doing?! She's a Ph. D candidate in the @EcomorphLab interested in ink as a predator defense. She's also interested in shark olfaction.
86. This #HispanicHeritageMonth I want to introduce you to Elizabeth Soto ( @easmbr), founder of @DominicansSTEM and @unidosporotros. Interested in #neurotwitter? Follow this #LatinainSTEM!
87. Meet Mónica I. Burgos ( @mburgos369), a MS4 US-IMGWoman health worker and aspiring anesthesiologist. Follow this #LatinainSTEM!

#HispanicHeritageMonth #LatinasInMedicine
88. Say hello to Jishyra ( @jishyra) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! She is a Puerto Rican PhD student and ambassador at @urmceducation and is interested in translational Biomedical Science 🧫 Give her a follow!
89. Introducing Ana Vasquez ( @criskotsu). An anthropologist & geochemist, doing her PhD in China. Her research focuses on Copper stable isotopes in river geochemistry, as part of continental margin sedimentology. Give her a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth
90. We are finishing up #HispanicHeritageMonth but I still have a few people to introduce you to! Like Dr. Brian Aguado ( @BrianAguado), BioE Asst Prof @UCSanDiego (2021) who is co-founder of @LatinXinBME & @SFBiomaterials YSG Chair.
91. Give a follow to Jose Reyes ( @jose_reyes73) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! From Puerto Rico, he has a B.S. in Chemistry⌬, is a UPRRP🐔Alumni and is a Graduate Student at @UMich! Can't wait to see what I learn from his feed.
92. So happy to have found Profe ( @albertofccPR) on Twitter this #HispanicHeritageMonth! He is a Ph.D. candidate at Western Michigan University looking at Neurobiology & Physiology. He also has a podcast: En Arroz y Habichuelas podcast (@arroz_en0. Give him a follow!
93. Can't forget Roberto Enrique ( @robertoromor) this #HispanicHeritageMonth! A PhD candidate, he tweets a lot about zebrafish, drag queens and pop stars 🏳️‍🌈🇵🇷

Roberto is also creator of Science Town (Instagram: @ thesciencetown). Check it out & give him a follow!
94. Have you met Dr. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina ( @Sefini) this #HispanicHeritageMonth? A leader of
@CienciaPR & @Yale Ciencia Initiative, this #Borinqueña is also a @Cal & @UPRRP alumna. Give her a follow!
95. This #HispanicHeritageMonth I want to introduce you to Dr. José Morey, M.D. ( @DrMorey1). He's done a lot, like:
STEAM @Forbes
Innovation @HyperloopTT
CMIO @LibertyBiosec
Speaker @SingularityU @Bigspeak
Mentor @SolveMIT

Follow him!
96. Say hello to Nicole E. Félix Vélez ( @nicoleefv), a bioengineer doing research in cancer and immuno. Nicole is also interested in Biomaterials & is a LSAMP Scholar! Give her a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
97. You have GOTTA meet Ada Monzón ( @adamonzon), a Meteorologist & Founder of @ECOEXPLORATORIO! Not to mention EVERYTHING ELSE she has done (seriously, it's amazing).

When I'm home in Puerto Rico, I see her all the time on the TV! Give her a follow this #HispanicHeritageMonth.
98. And can't forget the other Meteorologist I've seen on TV: Deborah Martorell ( @DeborahTiempo)! She is a Emmy Award-Winning Senior Meteorologist certified by the American Meteorological Society, @NASAJPL & @NOAA Ambassador. Check her out this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
99. Make sure to follow Aura M. Alonso-Rodríguez ( @AuraAlonsoRodz), a tropical ecologist & PhD student
@UVMVermont who really loves insects.

100. Have you met Jorge Almodóvar ( @jorge_almodovar), a researcher & educator, not to mention also a #biomaterials engineer?! Jorge is all about #cellmanufacturing at @UofA_engr🏳️‍🌈🇵🇷

Follow him this #HispanicHeritageMonth!
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