Evolutionary Biology

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Short CV


  • 2010 – 2014: PhD in Molecular Evolution, Population genetics and Functional Genomics.
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany.
  • 2008 – 2010: MSc in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics.
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany.
  • 2001 – 2005: Licenciate degree in General Biology and Entomology.
    Del Valle University, Guatemala.

Research Experience and Work experience

  • 2017 to the present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany. 
    Gene expression divergence and structural variation.
  • 2015 – 2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Irvine, USA. 
    Gene expression divergence between Heliconius butterflies, sex-biased gene expression, dosage compensation.
  • 2015: Research scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco, USA. 
    Custom services support using IonTorrent, Digital PCR and QuantStudio technologies.
  • 2009 – 2010: Research assistant at Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Munich Germany. 
    Linking gene expression divergence with behavioral divergence.