Dr. Rincon-Limas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology. His research interests is focused on neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s and prion diseases, which are some of the most dreaded conditions in our society. Dr. Rincon-Limas received a bachelor degree on Biopharmaceutical Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas in Reynosa, Mexico. He also obtained a Master’s degree in Microbiology and a summa cum laude Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico. He then moved to Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to conduct his postdoctoral training in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, where he got training in Developmental Biology and Neurobiology. Later on, he got his first Faculty position in the Department of Neurology and the Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He moved to the University of Florida in 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at the McKnight Brain Institute and is also a member of the UF Genetics Institute and the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND).