Alberto Aparicio, PhDAssistant Professor

Alberto Aparicio, PhD

  • Alberto Aparicio is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Health Humanities. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Global Observatory for Genome Editing, Harvard University, and the Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute in Colombia. Dr. Aparicio received his PhD in Science and Technology Studies from University College London, and his MPhil in Technology Policy from Cambridge University. He has held various policy and management roles, in academic, consultancy and government institutions. His research interests include the governance of emerging biotechnology and societal responses to shifting meanings and attitudes about life in contemporary bioscience, as well as the framing and social relevance of technoscience.
  • Postdoctoral Training, Global Observatory for Genome Editing, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2021-2023

    Postdoctoral Training, Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute, Bogotá, Colombia, 2020-201

    PhD, Science and Technology Studies, University College London, London, UK, 2019

    MPhil, Technology Policy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 2013

    MSc, Biochemistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 2009

    BSc, Microbiology, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 2006

  • Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities
    Society for Social Studies of Science
    Science and Democracy Network
    Global Observatory for Genome Editing

  • Mailing address:
    School of Public and Population Health
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Boulevard
    Galveston, TX 77555-1150


     Office address:
    UTMB Health Clinics (UHC) Building
    1005 Harborside Drive, Suite 4.208
    Galveston, TX 77555

    Email: alaparic@UTMB.EDU