Gena San Nicolas earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico, and her Professional Science Master’s Degree in Biology from Illinois Institute of Technology. Her projects as a student researcher included investigating Sin Nombre Virus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, and Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses. Her work as a Regulatory Coordinator in Clinical Oncology included preparation, submission, and approval of an Investigational New Drug Application with the Food and Drug Administration, as well as managing the majority of investigator-initiated trials at the UNM Cancer Center.
Her duties with Access Innovations include taxonomy work, technical writing, and data analysis. She currently serves as Project Manager for the Access Integrity/IntegraCoder Rulebases and and Lead Taxonomist for the TaxoGene rulebase.
For fun, Gena enjoys music, reverse-engineering gourmet dishes, and fitness/nutrition. She is also interested in all forms of spiritual contemplation. Future goals include winning the lottery, mastering the World’s Best Coffee Cake recipe, and world domination.