International profile with educational and professional experience in animal sciences and R&D in various Universities, National Institutes and private companies. In the academic field: PhD in Animal Sciences, Master degree in Animal Nutrition, BSc in Agricultural Engineering
Research Assistant Program Quebec, Canada
June 2012 --- February 2017
Main responsibilities: to control every step of the research experiments, protocol design collaboration, process optimization, diets formulation, control and care of experimental animals, sample collection and laboratory analysis (phosphorus, calcium, ash, PTH, vitamin D concentration), scan by dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and computed tomography (CT) of experimental samples, maintenance and control of AIPF (automatic intelligent precision feeders), control of digestibility trials (metabolic cages), collaboration in gen and protein expression by qPCR and slot blot, data treatment and statistical result analysis (using SAS software), scientific writing in articles and posters, and presentation in international congresses.
Visiting research assistant Madison, WI, United States
November 2014 --- May 2015
Main responsabilities: bone collection, cleaning and scanning, mechanical bone properties analyses (3 and 4 point bending tests on vertebrae, metacarpal and femur bones, using “Instron” technology), data treatment (using Merlin and Mimics softwares) and statistical result analysis (SAS software), scientific writing in articles and posters, and presentation in congress.
Research Assistant Rennes, France
September 2010 --- September 2011
Main responsibilities: experiment design collaboration, literature review, process optimization, control and care of experimental animals, sample collection and laboratory analysis (nitrogen, energy, fat, fiber, starch and ash contents), collection, treatment and modelization of data obtained from respiratory chambers (O2, CO2, energy losses), statistical result analysis (SAS software), scientific writing and presentation.
Consultancy collaboration (animal production) Ciudad Real, Spain
May 2010 --- July 2010
Main responsabilities: feed analysis with NIRS, collaboration in HACCP preparation document, collaboration with the consultant, technical advisor and manager of the integrated pig farms, collaboration in a meat quality research experiment in Incarlopsa slaughterhouse
Research Assistant Zaragoza, Spain
September 2008 --- September 2009
Main responsibilities: experiment design collaboration, literature review, control and care of experimental animals, collaboration in the slaughter and dressing process, sample collection and laboratory analysis (silver nanoparticles and fat concentration), collection and treatment of data, statistical result analysis (SAS software), scientific writing and presentation.
Scientific Collaborator Boxmeer, Netherlands
February 2008 --- July 2008
Main responsibilities: control and care of experimental animals, control of digestibility trials in growing pigs, backfat measurement (P2 point with Renco device), insemination and pregnancy and gestation outcomes in sows, collection and treatment of data, statistical result analysis (SAS software), scientific writing and presentation.
Research Assistant Osnabrück, Germany
May 2006 --- August 2006
Main responsabilities: control and care of experimental animals, blood sampling and laboratory analysis (calcium concentration).
Farm Hand Osnabrück, Germany
June 2005 --- August 2005
Main responsibilities: Collaboration in the experimental farm participating in different tasks related with agriculture and animal production, working with sheeps, goats, cows, pigs, partridges and hens.
January 2004 --- July 2004
Discovery placement on feed industry and animal nutrition and production.
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityApproachabilityAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilitySelf-confidenceSociabilityTrust
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Analyze data Develop protocols Guide students Lab scale batches Report data Write papers Write protocolsAdjust processes and methodsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Archive documentationAssess business and scientific ethicsAssess product quality issuesAssess quality process issuesAssess adverse reactionsassess the needs of the project(s)/program(s) and make changes in process, work flow and/or assignments.Assess subject safetyAssign activitiesAssist study siteAttend investigator meetingAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companybudgeting of R&D activitiesCalculate timelines for conducting and completing the trialCalculate process efficiencycollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCommunicationConduct animal studiesComplete study proceduresConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct research at universitiesConduct university research Conduct the trialConduct supply issue resolution activitiesConfirm protocol compliancecontrol different protocol versions and other essential documentscoordinating research projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentData validationDesign protocolsDesign scientific experimentsDesign studiesDetermine statistical analysis Determine needsDetermine availability of facilities and equipment at the siteDetermine potential relationshipsDevelop business plan
PhD in Animal Sciences from Université Laval & Agriculture and Agri-food Canada in 2017
Visiting PhD student in Animal Sciences from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015
Master's Degree in Animal Nutrition from CIHEAM-IAMZ, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (Spain) in 2011
Master's Degree in Veterinarian Sciences: Specialisation in Zootechnics and Agrifood Economy from Universidad de Zaragoza in 2009
Bachelor's Degree in Life Science Specialization from HZ University of Applied Sciences in 2008
Engineer's Degree in Agricultural Engineering from Universidad de Zaragoza in 2007
Engineer's Degree in Agricultural Engineering from Hochschule Osnabrück (Germany) in 2006
Training and Certification
Visiting PhD Student in Wisconsin Univerity in 2014 Training
PhD in Animal Sciences in 2017 Certification
MSc in Animal Nutrition in 2011 Certification
MSc of Research in Veterinarian Sc. in 2009 Certification
Bachelor of Applied Sc. in 2008 Certification
Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering in 2007 Certification