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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
About Me: Meat scientist, bass player and foodie. I like politics, photography, travelling and boardgames.
My Work: Food science. Specifically meat science
My Typical Day: Reading, writing, lab work
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