My research focuses on trait evolution to understand the evolutionary processes and biodiversity patterns in medicinal species, scientifically supporting traditional knowledge, to ultimately improve health.
To achieve this, I work with museum collections and modern samples using phylogenomic and chromatographic approaches.
Currently, I am a Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD fellow in the Natural History Museum of Denmark and an early stage researcher in the Plant.ID project. Originally from Peru, where I graduated as BSc. Genetics and Biotechnology, then I moved to China to study a MSc. Bionformatics…
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