She has a bachelor`s degree in Biology from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a master`s dregree in Water Quality Techniques and Sciences from University of Granada. In 2020, she obtained a PhD in Environmental Sciences at the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands), which she carried out in the Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management group. The main objective of her thesis was to study the effects of micronanoplastics in aquatic ecosystems. Afterwards, she worked at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health. Her research training has been completed by working at the University of Amsterdam and KWR Water Research Institute (The Netherlands) and at the Granada Water Institute.
She is author of 15 scientific articles Q1 in the JCR index and she has participated in various international conferences. She has co-directed 7 master’s final degree projects and has lectured at the University of Wageningen.
She joined IMDEA Water in July 2021, as postdoctoral researcher in the Ecotoxicology group within the H2020 Papillons project: Plastic in Agricultural Production: Impacts, Lifecycles and LONg-term Sustainability (Ref: 101000210) whose purpose is to study the impacts of micronanoplastics on the agricultural production.
Since May, 2022, she is “Juan de la Cierva” researcher within the framework of the Grant FJC2020-045328-I funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 and by the European Union NextGenerationEU/PRTR.