Hiram Sarabia is an environmental scientist for UC, San Diego's Superfund Basic Research Program. Sarabia researches applications for emergent technologies (cyberinfrastructure, biomolecular assays, animal models and sensors) in the detection of environmental toxicants, remediation and risk assessment. For over a decade his research has focused on water, soil and sediment contamination issues that affect ecosystems and public health in the U.S-Mexico border. Sarabia has also led large-scale citizen science efforts to address sustainability issues impacting vulnerable communities on both sides of the border. Hiram Sarabia completed his undergraduate and graduate studies the University of San Diego.