I am an ecologist broadly interested in community ecology. For carrying out my research, I am interested in combining empirical, experimental and modelling approaches. In my PhD project I studied how human-induced environmental changes affected wood-inhabiting fungal diversity and assembly processes at different spatial scales, and how these processes were related to functional traits and interaction networks. Currently, my post-doc project is focused on applying novel statistical methods (in particular latent variable approaches in joint species distribution modelling) to spatial and temporal community ecological data, and covers a wide range of taxonomical groups.
Current and past positions
- January 2017 – . Post doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki. Advisor: Tomas Roslin
- January 2015 – December 2016. Post doctoral researcher, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Advisor: Bernt-Erik Sæther
- March 2011 – December 2014. Ph.D student, University of the Basque Country. Supervisor: Isabel Salcedo