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After completing my PhD in the field of Plant Physiology/Ecology, I moved towards biotechnology and I am currently looking for Lab Technician position in the fields of Biology/Biotechnology/Ecology.


Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    October 2012 --- September 2015
    Postdoctoral Resaecher studying the role of Strigolactones in root development and in vitro shoot regeneration. -General plant care (green house, Arabidopsis crosses and transformation) -In vitro regeneration of Arabidopsis thaliana root explants. -Microscopy (light, confocal) -RNAseq analysis -Writing reports, protocols, research articles and research projects. -Guidance and supervision of Bachelor and Master projects

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    September 2010 --- August 2012
    Study the effects of the drougth in nodule development in leguminous plants. -Optimization of soybean growht conditions with and without nodulation. -Optimization and implementation of protocols to analyze the antioxidants and antioxidant enzymes in plant and nodules. -Photosynthesis measurements. -Writing reports, protocols, research articles and research projects. -Guidance and supervision of Bachelor and Master projects.

  • PhD student
    January 2005 --- March 2009
    PhD thesis entitled: Mechanism of heavy metal resistance in Erica andevalensis. -Protocol optimization and implementation. -Heavy metal analysis in soils and plant material. -Antioxidant and antioxidant enzymes assay in plant extracts. -In vitro propagation of Erica andevalensis. -Light microscopy. -Writing reports, protocols and research articles.

  • PhD student
    June 2008 --- September 2008
    Analysis of ascorbate and glutathione in plants by HPLC.

  • PhD student
    January 2008 --- April 2008
    Analysis of ascorbate and glutathione in plants.


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailResult OrientedCommunicativeCreative thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeTrustWillingness to compromise


LinkedIn Assessment :
Plant PhysiologyPlant Tissue CultureBiotechnologyPlant ProtectionEnvironmental ScienceEnvironmental EducationRNAseqMicrosoft OfficeMoodleOpen OfficePhotoshopRTeachingBiology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
laboratoryManage laboratory proceduresResearch at universitiesConduct university research biotechnologyecologyphysiologybotanycell biologyhplcspectrophotometryPhotosynthesisantioxidantsascorbateglutathionplant hormonesprotocols Develop protocolsDesign protocolsReview protocolsWrite protocolsUnderstand protocols Create SOPs Analyze data Guide students Interpret data Report data Use a confocal microscopy Write papersAdjust methodsAdjust processes and methodsAttend seminarsCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Data analysisData entryData validationDesign scientific projects (in biology)Determine statistical analysis Ensure data integrityEvaluate protocolsExecute scientific projectslifescienceManage projects resourcesmanaging a small teamManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewNetworkPrepare final reportPreparing referral lettersProvide trainingPublication of articlesRead medical literatureReview data interpretationReview study protocolsSetup of research equipmentStatistical analysisUse fluorescence microscopyUse western blotting techniqueWork under specific instructionsWrite papersWrite statistical reportsWritten presentation


  • Experto Universitario in Biotecnologia aplicada a los alimentos from Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia - U.N.E.D. in 2011
  • Master’s Degree in Research in Teaching and Learning of Experimental, Social and Mathematical Sciences. from Universidad de Huelva in 2010
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Botany/Plant Biology and Cell Biology from Universidad de Huelva in 2009
  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene from FORMADES - Centro Andaluz de Formación Medioambiental para el Desarrollo Sostenible in 2007
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science from Universidad de Huelva in 2004
  • Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica- Biología y Geología in Secondary Education and Teaching in Biology and Geology from Universidad de Huelva in 2004

Training and Certification

  • Certifcate in Advanced English, C1 Certification
  • Writing in the Sciences Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Lab Technician Lab Analyst lab assistant Lab Technician (Toxicology) Laboratory Technician scientific collaborator Lab Laboratory Assistant
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    20 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Rhisnes, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes