Projects

  • November 2021 – November 2024. Subsidy for the Installation in the Academy 2021 (ANID – Chile) No. SA77210019: Strengthening in teaching and research of the Doctorate in Conservation and Management of Biodiversity and the Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Santo Tomás, in the study of southern soils, their biodiversity, and ecosystem services. Principal Investigator, Universidad Santo Tomás.
  • April 2021 – March 2025. Fondecyt Regular Project 1211655 (Dr. Paula Aguilera, UFRO): Biodiversity and functionality of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Incorporation of bioinoculants in Viticulture for sustainable production under a global change scenario. Co-Researcher, University of O’Higgins.
  • April 2019 – March 2022. Froward Cape Research Project, UACh – VIDCA, No. 43353934. (Dr. Pablo Corti, UACh). Co-Researcher, University of O´Higgins.
  • April 2019 – March 2022. Fondecyt Regular Project 1190642 (Dr. Roberto Godoy, UACh): Relationship between plant mycorrhizal type and soil fungal assemblages of endangered Araucaria araucana forest in Nahuelbuta National Park, Chile. Co-Researcher, Austral University of Chile.
  • November 2018 – October 2021. Fondecyt Initiation Project 11180869 (Dr. Claudia Rojas, UOH): Understanding the effect of fires on non-mutualistic diazotrophic population structure in Mediterranean native forest soils: towards ecosystem services and natural resilience restoration. Part of the research team, University of O’Higgins, Chile.
  • November 2018 – December 2020. Posdoctoral research project, University of O’Higgins: Diversidad fúngica integral como indicadora de recuperación de la salud del suelo, tras tratamientos orgánicos post-incendio en la VI Región de Chile. Principal researcher. 
  • September 2018 – present. Taproot iDiv project: Global Soil Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function Dynamics. Invited researcher. German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany.
  • January 2018 – April 2019. Proyecto Fondo de Protección Ambiental No. 6-RE-002-2018 (Dra. Clauda M. Rojas Alvarado, UOH): Recuperación de salud de suelos y su implicancia en el restablecimiento de bosque nativo incendiado en zonas del secano de la VI Región. Collaborator, University of O’Higgins, Chile.
  • February 2015– April 2017. DFG-SPP Program 1803: EarthShape: Earth Surface Shaping by Biota; sub-project: Biogenic weathering: opening the black box with new isotope systems and in situ mineral decomposition experiments (EarthShape – BioSoils). Student. University of Hannover, Germany; Austral University of Chile, Chile.
  • March 2014 – April 2017. Fondecyt Regular Project 1141060 (Dr. Roberto Godoy, UACh): Soil-age driven inverse coupling of biogenic weathering and nutrient recycling on ecosystem level. Student. Austral University of Chile, Chile; University of Hannover, Germany.
  • September 2011 – October 2014. Evolutionary Agroecology Project. Student. University of Copenhagen, Denmark.