Adriana San Miguel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University. Her work combines engineering and biology, and focuses on developing  high-throughput high-content tools to better understand aging, stress, and neurodegeneration using the model organism C. elegans. Adriana is originally from San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She received a BS in Chemical Engineering at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and then obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering Georgia Tech. She trained as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute prior to joining NC State.


US Scholar Program – Fulbright / FCT: Foundation for Science and Technology Award (All Disciplines)

Position, Home Institution: Associate Professor, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Field of Study: Biology – Neurology

Project Title: “Stress granules: beneficial or harmful cellular agents in neurodegenerative disease?”

Host Institution, Location: Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Medicina e Ciências Biomédicas, Algarve Biomedical Center Research Institute (ABC-RI), Faro

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 4 months, starting in April 2025