She studied Biology at the Faculty of Sciences, UNAM, she has a Doctorate in Sciences from the University of Havana, Cuba. She is currently Full Professor in the Faculty of Sciences, attached to the Plant Development Laboratory. She has taught more than 200 undergraduate courses in various subjects at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Havana and the Faculty of Sciences, related to angiosperm biology, plant physiology, plant anatomy and histology, growth and development, mathematical analysis of growth , vegetal biology. She has taught more than 20 graduate courses. She is Tutor and professor of the Postgraduate in Biological Sciences and has participated in 5 more postgraduate programs. She has produced more tan 29 research articles, 14 book chapters and 5 Manuals. The lines of research that she carries out are: ecophysiology and conservation of aquatic plants and xerophytes; study of contaminant capture in plants, soil and water, conservation of flora and fauna on green roofs; capture of contaminants by plants from urban gardens in Mexico City.