Miriam Velásquez completed a BSc in chemistry at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM, México) in 2011. Later, she received her Masters (2013) and PhD degrees (2018) in materials science and engineering at UNAM under the supervision of Prof. Vojtech Jancik. She has been awarded with a CONACyT fellowship to work as a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Paolo Falcaro at Graz University of Technology. Her research project focuses in the synthesis of MOFs with encapsulated target molecules for drug delivery applications.