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OUTREACH

VIDEOS
From malaria to gin and tonic: the story of the fever tree

Short video about my PhD project.

The Cinchona collections I work with belong to the Economic Botany collection in RBG Kew, curated by Prof. Mark Nesbitt, who is also my co-supervisor: Economic Botany Collection | Kew

WRITTEN POPULAR SCIENCE
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A five-story series commissioned by the Wellcome Collection. April‑May, 2022.

Published in Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine. Issue 331 (Making Change). March/April 2022.

Interview about the importance of research in biodiversity in a Peruvian medium specialized in environmental issues: Inforegión and originally posted on September 27, 2021.

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Interview about my PhD defence in a Peruvian medium: El Popular. Originally posted on September 19, 2021.

A blog post about my placement at NTNU during the corona outbreak. June 24, 2020.

Interviewed by Vittoria Traverso for BBC travel. Originally posted on May 28, 2020.

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Interviewed by Jesica León for La República. Originally posted on April 25, 2020.

Originally posted in Rumbos on April 7, 2020.

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TALKS

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  • Quinas: bajo el lente paleogenómico, químico e histórico. 2nd International Symposium “Rescuing the fever tree”, Peru. 17th June 2022.

  • The ethnopharmacology of Cinchona bark and the history of quinine. For the Young Researcher Forum in the International Conference of Society of Ethnopharmacology, Taiwan. 28th-31st May 2022

  • Quinas: through the palaeogenomic, chemical and archival glass. Women in Bioinformatics Meeting, Peru. 11th-12th March 2022.

  • Palaeogenomic perspectives of the biodiversity of historical Cinchona barks. 1st International symposium ”Rescuing the fever tree”, Peru. June 2‑4th, 2021(virtually).

  • Paleogenomic analysis of Cinchona bark collections. Natural History Museum department, NTNU. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. March 26th, 2020.

  • Cinchona bark collections: from alkaloids to genomes. Science talks at The Botanics. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK. Jan 26th, 2020.

  • Reconectando las colecciones de Cinchona en Madrid y Kew (Real expedición botánica al virreinato del Perú). Synthesys+ presentation, RJB Madrid. Madrid, Spain. October 2nd, 2019.

  • Semillas históricas del árbol de la quina (Cinchona sp): de leyenda a historia. Simposio Peruano de Diversidad y Taxonomía Vegetal. Lima, Peru. Remotely. September 19th, 2019.

  • Paleogenomic annotation of historical Cinchona bark samples across time and space. 3rd UK Plant Evolution meeting ‑ Early researchers session. Kew Gardens, London, UK. 3 ‑ 5th of April 2019.

TEACHING