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Dr. Lara-Jacobo holds a Ph.D. in Toxicogenomics from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Quebec, Canada. Linda has more than ten years of research and teaching/mentoring experience, including work with indigenous and rural communities. Her work aims to connect health, environment, gender equality, social inclusion, and diversity towards a sustainable future. She's also a member of the HB Women in STEMM Leadership program, acting against climate change on a global scale by observing its effects in Antarctica and increasing women's leadership.
In 2021, she received the Hispanic Women of the Year Merit Award (QC, Canada).

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PhD., Water Sciences
Queen's University 
Institut National de la Researche Scientifique (INRS) - 2020

Kingston, ON, Canada 

Quebec City, QB, Canada

Thesis: Embryotoxicité des produits pétroliers dans différentes conditions environnementales chez les poissons et les amphibiens. 205 p.

MSc., Life Sciences

Environmental Toxicology

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE) - 2012

Ensenada, BC, Mexico

Thesis:  Respuestas fisiológicas, metabólicas y hematológicas del cangrejo Cancer antennarius expuesto a diferentes concentraciones de cobre. 65p.

B.Sc., of Science in Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (BPCH)

Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) - 2010

Tijuana, BC, Mexico

Homeward Bound Fellow

Homeward Bound Projects  - 2022

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Area: Leadership Women in Science and Climate Change (Expedition to Antarctica in 2023)

Sustainability Consultant

TRUE Advisor Certificate - 2022

New York, NY, United States of America

Area: Sustainability. TRUE trained zero waste professional. Help companies and businesses become more socially and environmentally responsible in how they operate.

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San Diego State University

Assistant Professor

Brawley, CA, United States of America 

August, 2022 - Present


Bureau Veritas

Scientific Specialist (Signer)

Quebec, QB, Canada

 January, 2022 - June, 2022


Scientific Consultant

Quebec, QB, Canada

October, 2021 - June, 2022


National Technological Institute of Mexico

Adjunct Professor (virtual)

Tijuana, BC, Mexico
August, 2021 - December, 2021

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral researcher fellow

Oshawa, ON, Canada

August, 2020 - December, 2021

U+ Education

Language Teacher

Toronto, ON, Canada

March, 2019 - March, 2020

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Royal Military College

Graduate Research Assistant

Kingston, ON, Canada

August, 2016 - August,  2018

Xochicalco’s University

Adjunct Professor

Tijuana, BC, Mexico

August, 2015 - December, 2015

Autonomous University of Baja California

Assistant Professor
Adjunct Professor

Tijuana, BC, Mexico
August, 2012 - August, 2016

Instituto Jacome

Adjunct teacher

Playas de Rosarito, BC, Mexico

January, 2010 - December, 2010

CBTis No. 116

Substitute teacher

Tijuana, BC, Mexico
August, 2010 - November, 2010

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