Roberto Vazquez Muñoz is a science communicator, professor at the UNAM and a science enthusiast. He is biologist, with a Master degree in Life Sciences, and currently studies his PhD at the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the UNAM. His specialty is in bionanotechnology, microbiology and nanotoxicology. Roberto participates in research projects in applied bionanotechnology, in areas ranging from in vitro studies with microorganisms, to projects with the agricultural, veterinary and medical sectors. He has participated as a speaker at national and international conferences. As an academic, he has taught subjects related to biology, bioethics and chemistry; and currently he teaches Biological Systems Laboratory in the nanotechnology program at UNAM.
He is member of the Sociedad Mexicana de la Divulgación de la Ciencia y la Técnica. He has produced scientific radio podcasts, scientific writing and has given talks and workshops of scientific and technological issues and environmental education. He has collaborated with academic institutions, science museums, and non-government associations for popularization of science. He is currently the Coordinator communication of science of the CONACyT ´s International Network of bionanotechnology. He has received awards for different groups, emphasizing the recognition by Rotary International in 2011, for his role in the dissemination of science and in 2012 received the State Prize of Youth, in the area of Sciences.