Teaching Experience

(2014) Teaching assistant of Operations Strategy, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego
(2014) Teaching assistant of Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of California San Diego
(2013) Teaching assistant of Quantitative Analysis, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego
(2010) Lecturer of the course “Bioacústica en mamíferos (con orientación en cetáceos)”, organized by Fundación Cethus
(2009) Teaching one-day courses to high school students on neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
(2007) Instructor of the graduate course “The biology of desert-dwelling bats”, University of Ben Gurion, Sede Boqer, Israel
(2005-2006) Teaching assistant of the undergraduate course “Tierphysiologischer Kurs”, Universität Tübingen, Germany
(2004-2008) Teaching assistant of the undergraduate course “Bioakustisches Großpraktikum”, Universität Tübingen, Germany

 

Mentoring

  • Alexander Marino (Acoustic Engineering student), Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina. Thesis: “Differentiating acoustic signals of two sympatric species: Commerson’s dolphins and Peale’s dolphins” (2015-present)
  • María Vanesa Reyes Reyes (PhD student), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thesis: “Echolocation behavior of Commerson’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) and the impact of anthropogenic noise on this species in Bahía San Julián, Santa Cruz, Argentina” (2010-present). Adviser: self; Co-Adviser: Dr. Gabriel B. Mindlin
  • Andrés Albalat (Acoustic Enginnering student), Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina (2012-2014)
  • Kirsty Stenhouse (MS student), York University, UK. Carried out a project for her masters program on the effects of anthropogenic noise on dolphins in Southern California (2010)

 

Other Activities

cover(2016) Keynote speaker at the workshop “Listening for Aquatic Mammals in Latin America”, Chile, with the plenary talk “Understanding noise impact to advocate for quieter waters in Latin America” (2015) Invited participant at the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission
(2015) Reviewer, Graduate Women in Science
(2012-present) Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Integrative Physiology
(2007-present) Ad-hoc reviewer, Journal of Experimental Biology
(2013) Reviewer, Frontiers in Integrative Physiology
(2013) Reviewer, PLoS ONE
(2013) Reviewer, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
(2012) Reviewer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(2009) Correction of translations (English to Spanish) of press releases, Weizmann Insitute of Science, Israel

 

 

Honors, Fellowships and Other Funding

(2012-2014) Rady Postdoctoral Fellowship
(2012) Funding from the Organization of American States, as principal responsible for a research (bioacoustics) and educational project on Franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei)
(2011-2012) Funding from the Whale and Dolphin Society to conduct acoustic research on Franciscana dolphins (Pontporia blainvillei)
(2011) Funding from the U.S. Navy for the project at BioWaves Inc.
(2011-2013) Funding from the Animal Welfare Institute for the project: Echolocation behavior of Commerson’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) and the impact of anthropogenic noise on this species in Bahía San Julián, Santa Cruz, Argentina”
(2008-2010) Feinberg Graduate School Fellowship
(2008) MBL Award, Woods Hole, MA
(2007) Fund of the „Transnational Access implemented as Specific Support
Action“ (Dryland Research SSA), Sede Boqer, Israel
(2007) Rainer-und-Maria-Teufel Stiftung
(2007) PhD with honors (magna cum laude), Universität Tübingen
(2005-2007) Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)