Research Interests

​Marine ecology, oceanography, biodiversity and conservation, natural products, biotechnology, photobiology (UV and PAR), photoprotection mechanisms, photosynthesis.


Selected Publications

  • In situ photosynthetic yields of cave photoautotrophic biofilms using two different Pulse Amplitude Modulated fluor...
    Félix L. Figueroa, Félix Álvarez-Gómez, Yolanda del Rosal, Paula S.M. Celis-Plá, Gala Gonz...
    Algal Research. 22, 104-115, (2017)

Education Profile

  • ​M.Sc., Advanced Biotechnology, International University of Andalucia, Málaga, Spain 2015
  • B.Sc., Marine Science, University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain 2014 


Professional Profile

  • ​2016 - Present: Laboratory Technician, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering Division (BESE)​​