10/2014 – (9/2018) PhD program Evolutionary biology, Developmental biology, Genetics and Ecology (EDGE).
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
9/2013 – 9/2014 MSc in Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis – specialization Evolutionary Genetics – With Distinction
University of Edinburgh (UK)
9/2008 – 7/2013 BSc in Biology – 1st rank Science Faculty cohort
University of Alicante and University of Seville (Spain)
Talks & Conferences
8/2018 II Joint Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Society of Systematic Biologists. ESEB & SSE & ASN & SSB 2018. (symposium #64 organizer)
01/2018 1st Genomic Basis of Climate Adaptation Symposium. “Genomic basis and evolutionary potential for extreme drought survival in Arabidopsis thaliana” (talk)
Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre.
11/2017 University of California Davis – Center for Population Biology (CBP). “Genetics, selection, and adaptation to climate change in Arabidopsis thaliana” (invited talk)
University of California Davis (US)
11/2017 XV Bay Area Population Genomics Meeting BAPG.
10/2017 Center for Theoretical Evolutionary Genomics CTEG.
University of California Berkeley (US)
Talk: “Genetics, adaptation, and extinction to climate change in Arabidopsis thaliana”
8/2017 XVIst congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology. ESEB 2017. “Forecasting genomic adaptation to climate change in Arabidopsis thaliana” (poster, see it here!)
9/2016 46th Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Gfö 2016. “Genomics of drought adaptation in Arabidopsis thaliana” (invited talk)
6-7/2016 “California talk tour”: “Deep genomic adaptation history to summer drought in Arabidopsis thaliana.”
Graham Coop, Annie Schmitt, Jeff Ross-Ibarra. UC Davis, California (US)
Dmitry Petrov, Stanford, Palo Alto, California (US)
Daniel Koenig, UC Riverside, Riverside, California (US)
6/2016 Congress of the Society for the Study of Evolution SSE2015. “The 1001 genomes of Arabidopsis thaliana reveal a deep climatic adaptation history driven by summer drought.“ (talk)
Austin, Texas (US)
8/2015 XVth Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology ESEB2015. “Spatio-temporal heterogeneity of natural selection in the wild: a multiple field experimental approach with Arabidopsis thaliana.“ (talk)
6/2015 Congress of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution SMBE 2015. “The Evolutionary Genomics of a Recent Invasion” (talk)
7/2015 International Conference on Arabidopsis Research ICAR 2015. “Growth strategies are genetically associated with precipitation and temperature during summer across the range of A. thaliana” (poster co-author)
5/2015 Quantitative Genomics 2015. QG2015 (organizer)
11/2014 Workshop “Studying spatiotemporal patterns of genetic variation with species distribution models. Potential, caveats and challenges” (EBD-CSIC)
6/2014 Congress of the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution SMBE2014. “Population genomics of Arabidopsis thaliana in North America combining modern and historic samples” (poster co-author)
San Juan (Puerto Rico)
5/2014 Quantitative Genomics 2014 QG2014. “Arabidopsis thaliana in North America: a natural mutation accumulation line since the 19th century colonization”. (talk)
2017 EMBO ST fellowship
European Molecular Biology Organization
2015 Best Academic record of the Faculty of Biology at University of Sevilla
Its Excellency City Council of Sevilla (Spain)
2014 Royal Cavalry of Sevilla award for the best academic rank of the Natural Sciences Faculty at University of Sevilla
Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla (Spain)
2013 Best Academic Rank award.
University of Sevilla (Spain)
2013 “la Caixa” Postgraduate International Grant .
“la Caixa” Foundation
2013 Scholarship for Erasmus Mundus Masters Programme in Evolutionary Biology (MEME) (declined).
European Commission (EACEA)
2012 Collaboration Research Scholarship .
Ministry of Education – Spanish Government
2011 Research Scholarship (JAE Intro) .
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
2008-2013 Annual Tuition Fee Scholarship for Honour Marks in the Bachelor’s degree (5 consecutive years).
University of Alicante and University of Sevilla (Spain)