Axel Mendoza Ortiz

Master's Students

Master student


Axel is working on the manipulation of coral probiotics via the usage of magnetic nanowires to continue investigating the interactions between the microbiome and its coral host. This is with the aim of increasing the hosts’ resilience against environmental threats, such as thermal stress.


  • B.Sc., Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, CDMX, Mexico 2019

Professional Profile

  • 2018-2020: Research assistant, Virology and Cancer Research Unit, Children’s Hospital of Mexico “Federico Gómez”, CDMX, Mexico.
    • 2022 - Present: MSc student, KAUST, Thuwal, KSA

    Research Interests Keywords

    Molecular Biology Biotechnology Applied Microbiology Virology