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Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Juan Merlo Receives High Distinction


Based on his accomplishments in research and various publications, The National Research System (SNI) based in Mexico, has awarded Post Doctoral Fellow in Dr. Michael Naughton's group; Dr. Juan Merlo, the highest level of distinction in research for 3 years. This level has equivalency to a full Professorship in the United States and is extremely prestigious. The award is given through peer review and is to grant the appointment of National Enquirer. This award symbolizes the quality and prestige of the receivers scientific contributions. The SNI is to promote and strengthen, through the evaluation, the quality of scientific and technological research and innovation that occurs in the country. The system contributes to the formation and consolidation of researchers with scientific and technical knowledge at the highest level as a key element to increase the culture, productivity, competitiveness and social welfare.