Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


2009 - current  
Postdoctoral research scientist.
PhD in Geosciences, University of Bremen, Germany. Thesis title: Microbial communities performing anaerobic oxidation of methane: diversity of lipid signatures and habitats.
M. Sc. Program in Oceanography, University of Concepción, Chile. Thesis title: Last Glacial Maximum to Holocene changes in export production and sea surface temperature from the continental margin of Concepción, Chile.
Degree in Marine Biology, University of Concepción, Chile. Thesis title: Microbial degradation of organic matter in the water column: The effect of oxygen.



NeMO on board of R/V Atlantis (Endeavour segment and Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca) in the framework of several projects funded by NSF and NOAA to study the Juan de Fuca Ridge. July 19- August 1.
M74/3 on board of R/V Meteor (Fujairah to Maldives, Indian Ocean) in the framework of the “Methane seeps and sediment transport on the Makran accretionary prism and biogeochemical investigations of the oxygen minimum zone”. October 31- November 27.
R/V Brown (Valparaiso to Punta Arenas, South Pacific) in the framework of the “Paleoceanographic changes associated with intensity of El Niño events in the eastern south pacific recorded in sedimentary organic matter in the continental shelf off Chile” Fondecyt 1040503. December 29- January 6.
R/V WeatherBird (off Bermuda, North Atlantic) in the framework of the Time Series of the Ocean Carbon Flux (OFP). September 15-21.
COOK 24 on board of R/V Melville (off Hawaii, North Pacific). June 9-17.
2001 FLUMO on board of R/V “Abate Molina” (off Antofagasta, South Pacific). April 15-30.

Grants & Awards

Once upon a time. Project funded by the BMBF and VID, Germany (10000€).
The Chilean Patagonia: A natural laboratory for studying the role of dissolved organic matter in sub-polar ecosystems in a changing climate. Project funded by DFG for bilateral research cooperation between Germany and Chile (7000€).
Carl Storm Fellowship to attend the Gordon Research Conference on Organic Geochemistry (August 8-13, 2004), Plymouth, USA.
Fundación Andes/University of Concepción/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution student fellowship. Student research visit to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Dr. D. Repeta).
POGO Fellowship (Partnership for Observational of the Global Oceans). Training at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Dr. M. Conte)
2002 - 2003 Graduate School Scholarship. University of Concepción, Chile.


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