Director of Communications, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego
Mario Aguilera is Director of Communications for UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences. His responsibilities include publicizing research and other features of the division through news releases, articles, interviews, videos, and social media. He joined UC San Diego in 1997 as a public information officer/science writer and worked at Scripps Institution of Oceanography until 2017. Prior to Scripps, Aguilera worked as a freelance journalist and reporter with the North County Times, the San Diego Daily Transcript, and The Log newspapers.