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Microbiology and Molecular Biology Laboratory Coordinator, GSC

Paul is the Microbiology and Molecular Biology Laboratory Coordinator at the GSC, where he provides support for the projects carried out by researchers, as well as helps and teaches students who use the laboratory. Among his responsibilities, he is collaborating with the coordination of the Biobank and the analysis of water quality control.

Paul obtained his degree in Biotechnology Engineering at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). Before working in Galapagos, Paul worked as a technical assistant at the Tiptuini Biodiversity Station.

Paul considers himself an active and curious person, motivated to learn new things in any area of knowledge. The sea has always amazed him, so living in the Galapagos gave him the opportunity to learn more about it. In his free time he likes to practice basketball and swim in the sea.