Outline of academic career:

 

 

 

Undergraduate studies:

  • Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (1995-1999).

Doctoral studies:

  • Departamento de Ecología, P. Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile (2003-2006).

Postdoctoral training:

  • Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity, Chile (2006-2007).

Past positions:

  • Researcher of the Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity, Chile (2008-2012).
  • Member of the Iberoamerican Network in Conservation Ecology (2010-2014).

Current positions:

  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (since 2008).
  • Researcher of the Program for the Development of Basic Science, PEDECIBA, Uruguay (since 2006).
  • Member of the National System of Researchers, ANII, Uruguay (since 2009).
  • Head of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (since 2015).
  • Assessor of the Australian Research Council (since 2015).
  • Head of the Laboratory of Physiological and Behavioural Ecology (since 2016).

Honors and fellowships:

  • Master fellowship from PEDECIBA Uruguay (2001-2002).
  • Doctoral fellowship from P. Universidad Catolica de Chile (2003).
  • Doctoral fellowship from CONICYT Chile (2004-2006).
  • Posdoctoral fellowship from CONICYT Chile (2006-2007).
  • Ph.D. thesis award from the Chilean Academy of Science (2007).

Courses Taught:

  • "Physiological Ecology", PEDECIBA, Uruguay (2008) - with Dr. Francisco Bozinovic.
  • "Organism Ecology", PEDECIBA, Uruguay (2009-2010).
  • "Sexual Selection and Allocation", PEDECIBA, Uruguay (2010) - with Dr. Lukas Scharer.
  • "General Ecology", PEDECIBA, Uruguay (2011-2014) - with Dr. P. Incahusti.
  • "An Introduction to Organism Ecology", Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina (2012).
  • "An Introduction to Organism Ecology", Universidad Mayor San Simón, Bolivia (2013).

Participation in International Courses:

  • "First Latinoamerican School of Evolution", PEDECIBA, Uruguay (2009) - Organizer with Dr. H. Romero.
  • "Advanced Topics in Ecological Physiology", Unesp, Rio Claro, Brasil (2009).
  • "Ecology and Climate Change", Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia (2010).
  • "Ecology and Climate Change", Cusco, Peru (2012).

Teaching Assistances / Paricipations:

  • "Animal Physiology", Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (2001).
  • "Marine Mammals Biology", Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (2001).
  • "Experimental work in Ecology", P. Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile (2003).
  • "Advanced Topics in Organisms’ Ecology", P. Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile (2004-2006).
  • "Sustainable Use of Natural Resource", P. Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile (2007).
  • "General Ecology", Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (2008-2014).
  • "Applied Ecology", CURE, Universidad de la República, Uruguay (2010).
  • "An Introduction to Biology", CURE, Universidad de la República, Uruguay (2010-2011).
  • "An Introduction to Ecología", CURE, Universidad de la República, Uruguay (2011-2012).
  • "Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates", Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay (2012-2013).

Editorial service:

  • Editoral board of:
  1. The Open Ecology Journal -- Associate Editor (2007-2011)
  2. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural -- Associate Editor (2009-2013)
  3. The Scientific World Journal -- Associate Editor (2011-2013)
  4. PLoS-ONE -- Academic Editor (since 2013)
  5. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution -- Review Editor (since 2013)
  • Reviewer for:
  1. Proceeding of the Royal Society of London B xxxxxxxxxxxxx xBiology Letters
  2. Ecology Lettersxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxEcography
  3. Ecologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxFunctional Ecology
  4. Biological Reviews xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxx xPLoS-ONE
  5. BMC – EcologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxEcology and Evolution
  6. Scientific Report ttttttttttttttttt xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxJournal of Experimental Biology
  7. Journal of BiogeographyXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Integrative and Comparative Biology
  8. Biological Journal of the Linnean SocietyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxPhysiological and Biochemical Zoology
  9. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Journal of Comparative Physiology B
  10. Journal of Insect Physiologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Journal of Experimental Zoology A
  11. Annales Zoologici Fennicixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Canadian Journal of Zoology
  12. Journal of Experimental Zoology Bxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xCurrent Zoology
  13. Climate ResearchxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxEthology
  14. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxJournal of Zoology
  15. Journal of Morphologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Revista Chilena de Historia Natural
  16. The Scientific World Journal xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxBiological Research
  17. Journal of Herpetologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx x,Amphibia-Reptilia
  18. Mammalian Biologyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Journal of Mammalogy
  19. Biological Conservationxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Aquatic Conservation
  20. Rangeland Ecology and Managementxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Journal of Arid Environments
  21. Central European Journal of Biology xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xAfrican Journal of Biotechnology
  22. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguayxxxxxxxxxxx Revista Ecosistemas
  23. Neotropical Ichthyologyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Evolutionary Ecology Research
  24. Tissue and Cell xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxFrontiers in Plant Sciences
  25. Animal Biology eotropixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxActa Ethologicacal Ichthyology