Maia Larios




Dr. Maia Larios is Chair and Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of St. Thomas (UST). She teaches general biology to first-year college students, as well as upper division classes in Microbiology, Nucleic Acids, and Bioinformatics. Originally from Mexico City, she moved to the United States in 1989 to pursue her education, earning a BA in Biology from Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas. She moved to Houston in 1993 to do graduate studies, earning an MS in Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Houston. Dr. Larios did postdoctoral work at Rice University and UH and joined the UST faculty in 2006. When she is not teaching, Dr. Larios enjoys traveling, cooking, reading and writing, doing science outreach in the community, and spending time with her family. She is the proud mother of four children.

Courses Currently Teaching



Jan 27

The Human Body and the Marvels of Modern Medicine | Coronavirus Update

Maia Larios
$0.00

Feb 17

The Human Body and the Marvels of Modern Medicine | Hormone Replacement Therapy

Maia Larios
$30.00

Mar 24

The Human Body and the Marvels of Modern Medicine | The Future of Cancer Detection and Treatment

Maia Larios
$30.00

Apr 21

The Human Body and the Marvels of Modern Medicine | Stem Cell and Gene Therapies

Maia Larios
$30.00

May 19

The Human Body and the Marvels of Modern Medicine | Organ Transplants and Autoimmune Disease

Maia Larios
$30.00