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Current Experience

  • Ecotoxicology Expert Ispra, Province of Varese, Italy
    Since August 2016

    Working in the selection and prioritization of chemical substances and the preparation of risk assessment dossier following the European Water Framework Directive. Working together with governmental and industrial agencies.

Past Experience

  • Research fellow Ispra, Province of Varese, Italy
    January 2016 --- June 2016

    Leading projects to study the effect of single and mixture of xenobiotics on aquatic microorganisms and check possible impact in aquatic systems and human health. Working with environmental samples and mixture of substance to detect new endocrine disruptors substances.

    Developing a more sensitive tool to detect endocrine disruptor substances in the environment by genomic engineer (mutagen Kit).

  • Postdoctoral fellow Albury, New South Wales, Australia
    September 2012 --- October 2013

    Leading a project to study the effect of shear in the survival of native freshwater fish species. Working together with engineer to design more fish-friendly dams. Data analysis with logistic regression and report and scientific paper writing.

    Cooperating with studies of larvae collection on Murrumbidgee River, electrofishing, backpack electrofishing and PIT tagging.

  • PreDoc Barcelona, Spain
    January 2007 --- June 2012

    Leading projects to study the effect of xenobiotic in aquatic systems using molecular biology techniques such as qPCR and microarray. I was on charge of the experimental exposure, field samples collection, dissection of tissues, preparation of samples (RNA/DNA isolation), analysis of samples (qPCR and microarray), data analysis.

    Other techniques used during the different project were: transformation, cloning and sequencing.

    Cooperating with project to study effects and proteomic level, working with Bradford, catalase analysis and so.

  • Lab Technician (Toxicology) Terrassa, Spain
    April 2006 --- December 2006

    Leading toxicology test from industry and phrama industry using algae, Daphnia and zebrafish as models using ISO9001. 

    Designing experiments of exposure, collecting data and data analysis.

    Collaborating with european project doing field campaign, sampling collection, histology process, maintenance of cultured cell lines for experimental exposures.

  • Biologist II Annapolis, MD, United States
    April 2005 --- February 2006

    Working in a monitoring program of water quality in Chesapeake Bay and tributaries. 

    On charge of maintenance and calibration of the equitment such as Hydrolabs and YSI. 

    Collecting water samples from boat and land, procesing samples for its chemical and biological analysis. 

    Controlling algae blooms. 


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeEfficiencyIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOptimismOrganizationProblem solvingResponsibilitySociabilityTrust


Self Assessment :
qPCRMicroscopyMicroarrayDNA extractionRNA isolationPrimer Design BiostatisticsToxicologyMolecular geneticsMicrosoft WordMicrosoft PowerpointMicrobiologyStatistical Data Analysis LabtechnicianBiomarkersBiotechnologyCell CultureDesign of Experiments (DOE) DNADNA sequencingELISAEndocrinology and metabolismEnvironmental ScienceGeneticsGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)HistologyISO 9001LaboratoryLaboratory ResearchMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMolecular & Cellular Biologymolecular biologyMolecular CloningOxidative stressPCRPowerPointProteomicsreal-time PCRResearchRT-PCRSequencingTissue Culture

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Molecular Diagnostics Report data Write papersAdjust methods


  • PhD in Molecular Biology from Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 2012
  • Master in Molecular Biology from Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 2008
  • Bachelor in Marine Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2005

Training and Certification

  • Data analysis using JMP in 2011 Training
  • Biostatistic using R in 2010 Training
  • Environmental Toxicology in 2010 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency


    Expert has 6 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Barcelona, Spain


Driving License
  • Yes