Ignacio Chapela

Educator, Person or entity appearing in film

1959 –

95

Who is Ignacio Chapela?

Ignacio Chapela is a microbial ecologist and mycologist at the University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for a controversial 2001 paper in Nature on the flow of transgenes into wild maize populations, as an outspoken critic of the University of California's ties to the biotechnology industry, as well as a later dispute with the University over denial of tenure that Chapela argued was politically motivated. Chapela is also notable for his work with natural resources and indigenous rights.

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Born
1959
Mexico
Also known as
  • Ignacio capela
  • Prof. Ignacio Chapela
Profession
Education
  • Cardiff University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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