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Maya Morales-McDevit
Maya Morales-McDevit
Phone:
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Email:
memdevitt_89@tamu.edu
Office:
O&M 514
Address:

Texas A&M University O&M Building
Room 514 MS 3146 
College Station, Texas 77843


Degrees:

2007-2011 BA, Biology, Metropolitan Autonomous University-Xochimilco campus, Mexico City.

2014-   MS student, Chemical Oceanography, Texas A&M University, Texas. 

Courses:

252 Oceanography Laboratory 


Maya Morales-McDevit

Graduate Student

Research Interests

2013 Research Assistant in the project “Determination of the Invasion Paths of the Armored Fish in the ANP (Protected Natural Area) and Priority Sites in the Grijalva-Usumacinta Hydrological Region and its Management: Occidental Region Case of the Terminos Lagoon ANP (Protected Natural Area), Campeche.

2013 Organizer of the workshop “Alternative Use for the Suckermouth Fish in the Protected Natural Area, Terminos Lagoon” given in the Technological University of Campeche.

2013 Director of the documentary “Diablo” for CONANP (National Committee for the Protected Natural Areas).

2013-2014 Research Assistant in the project “Study for the Elaboration of a Participatory Geographic Information System (SIGP) in the Chinampa Area in order to identify the Risks Related with the Affectation in the Water Quality and Sinking of Xochimilco” regulated by the PAOT (Environmental and Territorial Regulation Tribunal of the Federal District).

2013-2014 Co-Author and Translator in the third edition of the book “Gulf of Mexico: Contamination and Environmental Impact” published by EPOMEX (Ecology, Fisheries, and Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico) Institute.

Selected Publications

Orozco-Barajas, L., L. A. Ayala-Perez, & M.E. Morales-McDevitt. 2013. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Fish of the Pom-Atasta System, Campeche, Mexico. In: A.V. Botello, J. Rendon von Osten, J. Benitez y G. Gold-Bouchot (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Contamination and Environmental Impact: Diagnosis and Tendencies. UAC, UNAM-ICMYL, CINVESTAV.

Additional Information

AdvisorDr. Anthony Knap

CONGRESES

2008 Comparison of the Toxic Effects of Two Different Types of Dieting Pills over Stomach and Intestine Tissue Cells in “Annual Congress of Modular Research” given by the Metropolitan Autonomous University.

2011 Fish Community Structure of the Pom-Atasta System in “First Annual Congress of Modular Research and Terminal Projects” given by the Metropolitan Autonomous University.

2011 Fish of the Pom-Atasta System, Campeche in “Second Symposium for the Knowledge of the Coastal Resources of Southeastern Mexico”, given by the Autonomous University of Carmen.

2013 Environmental Variability Effects on the Coral Reefs in front of the Port of Veracruz and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and the Fish Community of the Pom-Atasta System in “Mexican Congress of Ecology”, given by the Autonomous Juarez University of Tabasco.

2013 Environmental Variability Effects on the Coral Reefs in front of the Port of Veracruz in “Academic Celebration of the Biologist Day”, given by Metropolitan Autonomous University.

EXTRACURRICULAR KNOWLEDGE

Scuba Diving

2009  “1 Star Scuba Diving Course” certified by the Mexican Confederation of Sub-aquatic Activities (CMAS) and the Mexican Federation of Sub-aquatic Activities (FMAS).

2010  “2 Stars Scuba Diving Course” certified by the Mexican Confederation of Sub-aquatic Activities (CMAS) and the Mexican Federation of Sub-aquatic Activities (FMAS).

2011  “NITROX Scuba Diving Course” certified by the Mexican Confederation of Sub-aquatic Activities (CMAS) and the Mexican Federation of Sub-aquatic Activities (FMAS).

2013  “Scientific Scuba Diving Course” certified by the Mexican Confederation of Sub-aquatic Activities (CMAS) and the Mexican Federation of Sub-aquatic Activities (FMAS). 

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