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School in Burgos (Spain). Universidad de Burgos (BSc. Food Science and Technology). PhD in Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
BSc., MSc., PhD
I have worked in the CSIC in Madrid, in Queen's University Belfast and Teagasc as a researcher
Research Officer at Teagasc within Meat Technology Ireland
Favourite thing to do in science: Meet fellow scientists from different universities, research centres and countries
Meat scientist, bass player and foodie. I like politics, photography, travelling and boardgames.
Food science. Specifically meat science
My Typical Day
Reading, writing, lab work
What I'd do with the money
Bring the science where is more needed
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Sceptic, listener, curious
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
I cannot decide between black rice paella and cocido (kind of spanish stew with legumes)
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Road trip in a van with 6 friends around Morocco, including a couple of days in the Sahara
What did you want to be after you left school?
A university student. I wanted to learn more things.
Were you ever in trouble at school?
I was a good student, so not really
What was your favourite subject at school?
Mathematics, because I liked to solve problems
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Meet plenty of scientists from all over the world
What or who inspired you to become a scientist?
I never had an idol or icon to follow, I have always liked to play with things and see how things worked
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
A cook or a photographer
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1. Have a permanent job / 2. Have more holidays / 3. Know all languages in the world
Tell us a joke.
Never trust an atom, they make up everything