Research Interests

​Antibiotic resistance genes persistence and dissemination in wastewater treatment systems. Plasmid stability and horizontal gene transfer potential of multidrug resistance mobile genetic elements by conjugation and natural transformation in complex microbial communities.


Education Profile

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

KAUST Affiliations

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