Current  Team Members

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from science, is love” - Luther Burbank

Blueberry Extension Coordinator

God gives us daily a page of new life in the book of time. What we put in it runs on our own" - Chico Xavier


Per aspera ad astra - hard work pays off

PhD Student

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” – Albert Szent-Györgyi

PhD Student

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more trees."- George Eliot.

PhD Student

"Science is simply the word we used to describe a method of organizing our curiosity" - Tim Minchin

Fruit Quality Team Leader

If the walk is hard, it is because you are on the right path

Lab & Field Assistant

Team work is motivation with success, and comes with joy, happiness, and filled with abundance"

Field Assistant

Field Coordinator

The best way to predict your future is to create it

PhD Student

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known" - Carl Sagan

Lab Assistant / Tissue Culture Specialist

There is no greater education than one that is self-driven" -Neil deGrasse Tyson


Sometimes the greatest scientific breakthroughs happen because someone ignores the prevailing pessimism." - Nessa Carey Dunedin

Lab & Field Assistant

Let's work together towards something better...

Sr. Biologist and Program Manager

With great power comes great responsibility


Curiosity is the very basis of scientific discovery; if one replies that curiosity killed the cat, I say only that the cat died nobly.

PhD Student

Cultivate peace and harmony with all

Agricultural Assistant 2

Lab & Field Assistant

“The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.” – Albert Einstein

Lab & Field Assistant

Former Munoz Lab Team Members

Diego Cabezas

Jose Delgado

David Norden

Angela Echeverry

Collin LeFrois

Lindsey Brush

Madison Strain

Luis Inostroza

Kaitlyn Quincy

Joel Whitehead

Lin Xing

Alexandra Rucker

Dr. Esteban Rios

Dr. Mehul Bhakta

Dr. Yolanda Lopez

Dr. Ken Quesenberry

Sam Harlam

Braulio Moraes

Dr. Ulisses Figueiredo

Matheus Basseggio

Hugo Ematne

Dr. Fernando Higino de Lima E Silva

Eli Isele

Felipe Cuevas

Mateus Pereira

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