Roberto was a post doc in the Bruns lab from September 2006 to November 2007. Roberto got his degree from the Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas, Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM). He is characterizing the ectomycorrhizal communities of the Cuitzeo Basin in Michoacán, México. (Caracterización de las comunidades ectomicorrízicas de la Cuenca de Cuitzeo).
Roberto returned to Mexico at the end of November 2007.