Ana Estrella


Biology/Biomedical Sciences
Role: Faculty
Campus: West Plains

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Missouri State University
Biology/Biomedical Sciences
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775



  • MS, Uni of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (2013)
  • BS, Univ of Puerto Rico at Arecibo (2004)


Fall 2016

  • BIO 210 Elements of Microbiology 
  • BMS 110 Introduction to Biomedical Science

Summer 2016

  • BIO 197 Leatherback Sea Turtle Ecology (Study Away Program: Costa Rica)

Professional experience

  • Wildlife Biologist/Conservation and Recuperation Program of Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata - Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Division
  • Teacher Assistant/Biology Department- University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus

Professional Development/Conferences

  • ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators, Danvers, Massachusetts, 2014
  • Ecology Project International Marine Education Fellowship 2015, Costa Rica
  • 29th Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Annual Conference San Antonio, Texas


  • ASLO 2013, Aquatic Sciences Meeting - New Orleans - Louisiana - Poster Presentation in Biological and Biochemical Responses to Human Impacts at the Sediment-Water Interface Session
  • 4th Annual International Symposium on Agricultural Research-Athens, Greece-Ecological Significance of the Asian Clam Curbicula Fluminea, an Aquatic Invasive Species of Puerto Rico, on the Community Structure in a Tropical Freshwater Reservoir

Professional Organizations

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
  • American Association of University Professors


  • Ecology of the Asian Clam, Corbicula fluminea (Muller), and its Impact on the Benthic Invertebrates in Guajataca and La Plata Reservoirs, Puerto Rico