At present

Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Funded by the Ministry of Economy, Spain (Juan de la Cierva-Incorporacion Programme)

Associate Editor for Journal of Animal Ecology

Member of British Ecological Society (BES) Review College

Member of Research Group "Biodiversity, Biogeography and Conservation of Invertebrates (BIBICI)", IP: Andres Baselga (USC), funded as GCP by Xunta de Galicia, Spain


- PhD in Sciences, "Doctor Europaeus" mention, University of Salamanca and Doñana Biological Station (CSIC), 2009

- Expert in Bilingual Education (Post-Graduate Specialization Program), National Distance Education University (UNED), 2013

- Master's Degree in Secondary Education Teacher Training [QTS accreditation], University of Santiago de Compostela, 2012

- Bachelor´s Degree in Environmental Sciences, University of Salamanca, 2001

Fellowships and Grants

- Small Research Grant (British Ecological Society, UK). 2017-2018: Spatial patterns of replacement of haplotypes and species in beetle and plant communities: neutral processes vs. biotic interactions and climate

- Postdoctoral fellowship (Juan de la Cierva-Incorporacion, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain). 2016-2018

- Postdoctoral fellowship (Xunta de Galicia, Spain, I2C Program). 2013-2016

- Predoctoral fellowship (FPU) from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (Spain). 2002-2005

- Undergraduate research fellowship from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (Spain) for final year students, Department of Botany, University of Salamanca, Spain. 2000-2001


- Best PhD Thesis, University of Salamanca, Spain (Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado). 2010

- Runner up (accessit) for Best PhD Thesis in Aquatic Ecology/Limnology in the biennium 2008-2009. Iberian Association of Limnology. 2010

- Best Environmental Sciences Student, University of Salamanca, Spain (Premio de Grado). 2003

Teaching experience (as lecturer)

- Non-arthropods Invertebrate Zoology (Zoologia I), Degree of Biology, University of Santiago de Compostela (2016-2018)

- Arthropods and Vertebrates Zoology (Zoologia II), Degree of Biology, University of Santiago de Compostela (2016-2017)

Supervision of PhD Students

- Martínez-Santalla, S. (ongoing). Beta diversity analysis towards the understanding of macroecological factors. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

- Castro-Insua, A. (final yr). Macroecological and macroevolutionary factors related with vertebrate diversity. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

- Freijeiro, Andrea (2017). Biogeographic patterns in European Coleoptera. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

Previous affiliations and scientific visits

- Life Sciences Department , Natural History Museum, London, UK. Postdoctoral fellowship (I2C Program, Xunta de Galicia): April 2013 - June 2015

- Department of Zoology, University of Santiago de Compostela. Postdoctoral position: January 2012 - January 2013

- Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London (Molecular Systematics Group). Academic visitor: June-August 2011

- Department of Ecology and Animal Biology, University of Vigo. Postdoctoral position: December 2009 - May 2011

- University of Lausanne (Spatial Ecology Group). Academic visitor: May - June 2008

- Laboratory of Space Technology, Helsinki University of Technology. Academic visitor: July - August 2005

- Department of Wetland Ecology, Doñana Biological Station (CSIC). PhD Student: January 2002 - December 2008

- Department of Botany, University of Salamanca. Undergraduate Student: October 2000 - July 2001

Research IDs

ORCID: 0000-0002-2019-7176

ResearcherID: B-6823-2016

Scopus: 14045069800

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