BS: Molecular Biology and Chemistry, Vanderbilt University

PhD: Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Interview with The Node

The Node interviewed Alejandro at the 2013 International Society of Developmental Biology meeting, and asked him about his career, his work on regeneration, and his role as co-director of the Woods Hole embryology course.

Interview with The Scientist

The Scientist interviewed Alejandro in 201. Here he details the thrilling tale of trying to save their ailing planaria colony with a quick trip across the pond, to Barcelona.

  • MERIT Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • E.E. Just Lecture Award, American Society for Cell Biology
  • Senior Scholar, Ellison Medical Foundation

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

National Academy of Sciences

TED Talks