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Alexina E. Alonso

Life Sciences South Florida Manager

Phone: 305-348-3476



Alexina Alonso is the Program Manager at FIU’s Office of Engagement, where she manages several key external partnerships of the university.

Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF), one of her initiatives, is a consortium of over 20 higher education, hospital, economic development and research institutions, working together to further the life sciences ecosystem in southern Florida.  LSSF, chaired by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, includes an online portal, allowing members to easily identify, access and share each other’s available core facilities and scientific equipment. Alexina also oversees several LSSF events throughout the year, including the annual STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, which provides experience and opportunity for over 100 students, from 12 different regional southern Florida institutions.

Contact Alexina for development, collaboration, sponsorship and membership opportunities.