Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

Mentor Database

Name (First, Last)
Dolors Vaque
Job/ Position Title/ Classification
Research scientist
Department/ Unit/ Branch
Biology and Oceanography Department
University/ Institution/ Organization/ Employer
Telephone Number (please include country code)
34 93 2309592
Please check the major focus area that best fits your interests.
  • Marine
Primary Discipline
Microbial Ecology
Please list a few keywords that describe your work and interests Separate the words with a comma ( , ).
Oceanography, Microbial Ecology, Viral loop, virus diversity, host range specificity
Please indicate the main regions where you work or conduct your research.
  • Arctic
  • Antarctic
  • Non-Polar
Please provide a short biosketch (1000 characters)

She was formed as a microbial ecologist studying the role of marine heterotrophic flagellates by empirical (Vaqué et al. 1994) and experimental approaches (Vaqué et al. 2001), and soon became interested in marine viruses (Guixa-Boixereu et al. 1999; Guixa-Boixereu et al. 2002). She is working in Polar (Antarctc and Arctic)  as well as in other marine system. In the  present she is interested in comparing the impact of viruses and flagellates on bacterial mortality (Boras et al. 2009, 2010), and, aims to isolate and identify virus infecting marine microorganisms, viral diversity and the host range specificity.    She likes music, books and nature, overall the beauty provided for the Antarctic and Arctic regions.

Mentoring activities you are interested in participating in (check all that apply).
  • Career Development Workshop Sessions
    Helping in the coordination and facilitation of sessions at major conferences

  • One-on-One Mentoring
    Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
    alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
    management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.

  • Assisting with proposal development

  • Reviewing papers and posters

  • Helping to improve presentation and communication skills

Preferred method of mentoring (check all that apply)
  • In-person meetings/conferences/seminars
  • Email Exchange
Conferences you normally attend (check all that apply)
  • ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences
  • Gordon Conferences
We would very much like to include you in the online mentor database that is available to our members, but we also understand that you might only want us to use your information for our internal purposes. Please let us know if we can include your information on our website.
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