Dr. Nicolás Ramos-Lara was born in Mexico City where he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biology at the Universidad , Campus Xochimilco, and his Master’s degree in Biological Sciences at the Universidad Nacional de México. Later, he obtained his Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science, with a Minor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, at the University of Arizona in the United States. He then got a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Universidad de Querétaro, where he taught courses like ethology and animal physiology. He has conducted research on the ecology and behavior of tree squirrels (, Sciurus) and horned lizards (Phrynosoma), with several publications in international journals and book chapters. He has been a fellow of the National System of Researchers (SNI-) since 2015. His research interests focus mainly on animal behavior, conservation biology, and wildlife ecology.