Biologist - UCV.
Research Associate at IVIC
PhD Student - Microbiology - IVIC.
Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC)
I study genome organization and the evolution of viruses. I am describing and characterizing new plant viruses of my country as Potyviruses, Partitiviridae, Tospoviruses, Tobamoviruses, Closteroviruses and any genus of plant viruses. I worked too with HBV and HIV, and molecular characterization and description of quasispecies behaviour of HCV in diferent human fluids.
Instituto Nacional de Higiene "Rafael Rangel"
May 2011 - May 2013
I worked as consultant in area of molecular biology for the study of bacterial pathogens such as Brucella spp, Leptospira sp and Salmonella sp, doing molecular characterization of these, and implementing molecular probes to develop diagnosis kits.