Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse: The Impact of Synthetic mRNA on Health
Speaking live at General Assembly Meeting #76 on February 13, professor Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse presented her shocking new paper on the true impact synthetic mRNA has on health, and answered questions from the audience.
Who is Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse?
- Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse has delivered more than 100 talks at academic venues, authored 60 peer-reviewed publications, and directed 14 PhD students and 20 MSc students in the field of wildlife immunology, molecular epidemiology of disease and host-pathogen interactions.
- She is currently an editor for the peer-reviewed journal ‘Frontiers in Marine Sciences’. Since 2010, Karina has been involved in activities relating to science communication of diverse aspects of the Covid-19 crisis, which, among other things, includes publishing daily for the 60,000+ member Akasha Comunidad channel on Telegram.
- Karina has a Bachelor in Veterinary Science from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, MSc in Marine Ecology at CICESE with a thesis on the ecology of infectious diseases in wildlife and a PhD at the University of Cambridge with a thesis that integrated genetic tools to understand disease susceptibility and immune competence in wild vertebrates.
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute of Zoology in London, conducting research on genetic and molecular epidemiology of natural populations. Since 2010, Full Professor of Virology, Epidemiology and Ecological Immunology at the Autonomous University of Queretaro (Mexico).
- Karina is also a level 3 member of the National System of Researchers of Mexico, a member of Sigma Xi, a recipient of the Alejandrina Prize for Young Scientists in 2014, best University lecturer in 2018, and was elected President of the Mexican Society of Marine Mammalogy in 2012.