||Biochemist at the University of London in England, where she also earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Microbiology. She currently serves as deputy director of the Center for Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology and as a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Universidad de Chile.
She has served as an associate researcher of the Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, University of Reading UK and in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University in the United States.
Throughout her career as a researcher, she has conducted a number of important theses both undergraduate and graduate, contributing to the formation of new researchers.
She has made more than 50 scientific publications in international journals, ISI.