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Cytogenetics Unit of the Genetics Institute – Faculty of Medicine Piso 9 – Mayor de San Andrés University – Av. Saavedra No. 2246 Miraflores – La Paz – Bolivia

Rada Tarifa
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Staff member, Research Assistant I
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Cytogenetics Unit, Genetics Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés
Rada got her BSc in biochemistry and pharmacy from Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Bolivia, and she holds a master's degree in public health with major in epidemiology. She is Researcher at the Cytogenetics Unit, Genetics Institute, Medicine School, UMSA and a Professor, Assistant Professor, and Guest Professor in several national and international courses. She was a member of the Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the International Council for Science (RCLAC ICSU) and Past-President of the Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the International Council of Science (RCLAC ISC). She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Bolivia, focal point for Bolivia in the Women for Science programme of the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences, member of the Latin American Network of Biological Dosimetry, member of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, member of the Bolivian Genetics Society. She has published a book chapter and several scientific articles. Her main research topics are: human genetics, cytogenetics, epidemiology of genetic diseases, and biological dosimetry.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
8 - Decent work and economic growth
10 - Reduced inequality
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
Human genetics, Cytogenetics, Chromosomes, Epidemiology of genetic diseases, Biological dosimetry
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Last updated on 06/07/2022