Education & Engagement

HIGHER EDUCATION

2010. Ph.D. Biology, Department of Plant Biology (Botany), University of La Laguna, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. 2006-2010. [Ecological effects of human disturbances in cloud forests in the Canary Islands. Essay with bryophyte communities. Supervisors: Dr Juana M. González-Mancebo (La Laguna University, Spain), and Dr Olaf Werner (Murcia University, Spain)].

2006. M.Sc. Biology, Department of Plant Biology (Botany), University of La Laguna, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. 2004-2006. [Influence of forest age and structure on epiphyte bryophytes in laurel forests (Breña Baja, La Palma). Supervisors: Dr Juana M. González-Mancebo (La Laguna University, Spain), and Dr José M. Fernández-Palacios (La Laguna University, Spain)].

2003. Official national teaching certificate (CAP: ‘Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica). Biology, ‘Complutense’ University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain. 2003. GPA = 4.

2002. B.Sc. Biology, Botany, University of La Laguna, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. 1999-2002. GPA = 2.4 (scale of 4).

 

ENGAGEMENT

Editorial activities

· 2015-present. Associate Editor of The Bryologist – (http://www.bioone.org/loi/bryo)

· 2014-present. Associate Editor of Journal of Bryology – (http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/yjbr20)

· 2014-present. Associate Editor of Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution – (http://www.frontiersin.org/ecology_and_evolution)

Reviewing activities

2009-present. I have reviewed ~ 80 manuscripts for the following journals:

African Journal of Biotechnology, African Journal of Agricultural Research, American Journal of Botany, Annals of Botany, AoB PLANTS, Biological Conservation, Biological Journal of Linnean Society, Biological Journal of Linnean Society, Botanical Journal of Linnean Society, Diversity and Distributions, Ecography, Evolutionary Ecology, Heredity, Flora, Forest Ecology and Management, Frontiers in Biogeography, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Bryology, Journal of Biogeography, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, PLoS ONE, Taxon, The Bryologist