Dr Ana Rodiles Guerrero
Associate Research Fellow
School of Biological Sciences (Faculty of Science & Environment)
Research and Teaching.
PhD cum laude (distinction) - "Use of macronutrients infeeds for juvenile Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis Kaup 1858)”.University of Cadiz (Spain).
ResM- "Aquaculture and Fisheries" International Master. OPAM,Interreg III A (European Founds). University of Cádiz. 600hours. Master Thesis: “Influenceof net coverage in the fattening of the Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarumAdams & Reeve, 1850) cultured in the intertidal zone at highdensity”.
BSc- Marine Sciences. University of Cádiz (Spain).
Aquatic Animal Nutritionand Health Research Group.
"Cultivos marinos yrecursos pesqueros" Research group (AGR-247).International Campus of Excellence of the Sea (CEIMAR)
World Aquaculture Society
Society for AppliedMicrobiology
Areas of interest:
Microbiology, gut health and nutrition
Probiotics and prebiotics in aquatic animals
- DIET114,BIOL110 - Food microbiology
- BIOM3019,3029, 5008 - Clinical Microbiology
- BIOM2020- Infection and Immunity and Disease
- BIOL2302- Genetic Continuity and Diversity
- BIOL113- Evolution and the Microbial World
General: Gut healthand microbiome composition. Bioinformatics. Probiotics, prebioticsand feed additives in aquaculture. Alternative protein sources. Formulation offish feed diets.
Specific: Next Generation Sequencing(QIIME, MG-RAST, CLC bio), microbiology, molecular biology (PCR, DGGE), opticaland electron microscopy (LM, SEM, TEM), digestibility and digestive enzymes,fatty acids profile, stress metabolites in plasma and tissues.
Grants & contracts
2014- Present. AssociateResearcher (School ofBiological Sciences) and Lecturer Fellow (School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences) at PlymouthUniversity (UK).
2013. Associate Research Fellow at Schoolof Biomedical and Biological Sciences in Plymouth University.
2012 . Post-doctoral Fellowship in molecular biologyat the School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences in Plymouth University.Funded by European Union and Junta de Andalucia.
2011. Research fellow at the IFAPA Agua del Pino (Junta de Andalucia) for ECOAQUA project.Funded by European Union.
2010. Research fellow in Apply Biology at University of Almería (Spain) for “Optimization of macronutrients andnutraceuticals in sole diets” INIA project.
2007. PhD studentship at IFAPA Agua del Pino Centre Research(Spain).
2005. Technologist studentship at Andalusia Research and Training Institute for Agriculture, Fishing,Food Science and Ecological Production (IFAPA) Aguadel Pino (Junta de Andalucia, Spain).
Key publications are highlightedJournals