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2019-present Genomic characterization of aquatic Birnaviruses detected in Antarctic fish of the genus Notothenia: Searching for key adaptations of fish viruses to temperatures close to freezing. Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH: RG 16-19). With Dr. Marcelo Cortéz (Principal Investigator, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH), Dr. Carolina Mascayano (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH), Margarita Montoya, PhD (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH), and Dr. Yesseny Vásquez (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH)

2019-present Recombinant chimeric strategies for complex antigenic proteins production: PCV2 vaccine candidate. FONDEF-CONICYT (D11I1188). With Emilio Lamazares, PhD (Universidad de Concepción), Dr. Jorge Toledo (Universidad de Concepción), and Dr. Marcelo Cortéz (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH)

2017–present Gene flow in ancient cave bears. Funded by the European Research Council (ERC: GeneFlow 310763; Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Michael Hofreiter)

2015–present Genetic variability and population history of Eurasian wolverines. Funded by the European Research Council (ERC: GeneFlow 310763; Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Michael Hofreiter)

2014–present Study of viral and bacterial diversity in Antarctic seawater and fish species: finding natural reservoirs of salmonid pathogens through next generation sequencing. Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH: RT 08-13). With Dr. Marcelo Cortéz (Principal Investigator, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH) and Dr. Rubén Avendaño (Universidad Andrés Bello, UNAB)