Research Interests

Persistence and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in natural environments and wastewater treatment systems. Effect of environmental pollutants on horizontal gene transfer of extracellular DNA in complex microbial communities.


Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D. Bioscience, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST, ​Saudi Arabia, 2013
  • B.Sc. Microbiology, Los Andes University, Bogotá Colombia, 2010

Professional Profile

​2019 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Sciences & Engineering Division (BESE)