Mario Flores

Mario Flores

Mario Flores

Power Words

Legado Cultural, Responsabilidad
Cultural Legacy, Responsibility

Where were you born? 

Guadalajara, Mexico

What school did you attend? 

University of Texas

What gained your interest in the NIH? 

The NIH health research and philosophy.

What kind of work do you do at the NIH? 

I do research in computational biology.

What message would you like to send to young Hispanics who are considering going to college? 

Education is your right and responsibility. It will pay back with opportunities and satisfaction that you will pass to the next generation. Education will open your mind to the richness of many other cultures. Education is extremely important as it help us assimilate and learn form others . It will help you also embrace the Hispanic cultural legacy embedded in the present and in you.