Experience
2023-Jan.2024: Postdoctoral Scholar, Crandall Lab. Dept. Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Penn State University. Insects (Drosophila melanogaster, D. suzukii), soil and Sahara dust microbial diversity

2021-2023: Postdoctoral Scholar, Rajotte Lab. Dept. Entomology. Penn State University. Impacts of multiple stressors on microbiome, physiology, and fitness of solitary bees, predator and herbivore insects

2019-2021: Postdoctoral Scholar, Rajotte Lab. Dept. Entomology. Penn State University. Dispersal patterns of an invasive species (Spotted lanternfly)

2017: FAO-UN-International Atomic Energy Agency, Laboratory of pest control, Fellow researcher.Development of a new strain of Ceratitis capitata for the Sterile insect technique

2012-2018: Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.

2011: Colciencias Scholarship

2010: Researcher, Corporación Colombiana de Investigación

2008-2009: Researcher, honor thesis. Corporación Colombiana de Investigación

2007: Researcher, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria

2004: Researcher, Institute of Biodiversity Research, Alexander Von Humboldt, Villa de Leyva, Colombia.