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María Esther Orozco Orozco (b. April 25, 1945 in San Isidro, Chihuahua) is a Mexican biologist, researcher and politician. She has received the UNESCO/Institut Pasteur Medal (1997), the L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science (2006) and has run for governor of Chihuahua representing the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD).
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Orozco received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Chihuahua and a doctorate's degree in Cell biology from the National Polytechnic Institute (1981). She is a member of the Institute of Experimental Pathology at the Cinvestav, a founder of the Center for Scientific Research and Applied Technology and, since December 2006, director of the Institute for Science and Technology of Mexico City.
Politically she is affiliated to the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, for which she ran unsuccessfully for governor of Chihuahua in 2006. She is also a prominent Pro-choice activist in the Mexican capital.
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