MEET THE TEAM

  • At Aquainnovo our team is not only highly qualified in their
    combined technical and applied backgrounds, but also have
    specialized experience in the area of Genetics and Genomics.

    Team Leaders

    GENERAL MANAGER
    Matías del Campo

    Aquaculture Engineer from Andres Bello University of Santiago, Chile, Ph.D. in Bio Economy from Stirling University, Scotland.

    12 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN AQUACULTURE

    ATC PATAGONIA MANAGER
    Pablo Ibarra

    Biochemetry Civil Engineer from the Catholic University of Valparaíso, MBA from Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago.

    16 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

    TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
    Jean Paul Lhorente

    Responsible for the Direction of Genetic programs, implementation, R&D and Technical services. Agronomic Engineer, Master in Aquaculture Science and Ph.D. in Aquaculture (Genetics) from the shared program of University of Chile.

    16 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

    TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER
    Luis Aro

    Veterinarian from Universidad Santo Tomas Puerto Montt, Agriculture Technician from Agriculture Highschool from Patagonia – Coyhaique.

    15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

    BIOECONOMY & STATISTICS MANAGER
    Marcelo Araneda

    Responsible for the Bio Economic Modeling of genetics in the Aquaculture production. Aquaculture Engineer from the Catholic University of the North - Chile. Ph.D. in Bio Economy from The Center for research and advanced studies (CINVESTAV) Mexico

    14 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

  • At Aquainnovo our team is not only highly qualified in their
    combined technical and applied backgrounds, but also have
    specialized experience in the area of Genetics and Genomics.

    Advisors

    GENETIC ADVISOR
    Roberto Neira

    Agronomic Engineer from the University of Chile, Master of Science (MS) in Genetics and Ph.D. in Genetics, from the University of California, Davis.

    MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN GENETICS IN AQUACULTURE

    Collaborators

    GENOMIC ADVISOR
    Dorian Garrick

    Professor of Animal Science Iowa State University, Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University,1988 Bachelor of Agricultural Science (First Class Honors), Massey University, New Zealand, 1981.

    Dr. Garrick’s current research projects are to improve the accuracy of predicted genetic and phenotypic merit using high-density genomic information.

    GENETIC ADVISOR
    José M. Yañez

    Veterinarian from the University of Chile, Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences from the University of Chile and specialist in Genomics

    5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN GENETICS IN AQUACULTURE.

    GENOMIC ADVISOR
    Antii Kause

    Ph.D Zoology, University of Turku, Finland Msc. Zoology, University of Turku, Finland Researcher from the MITT Institute of Finland expert in genetic selection for improving feed conversión ratio.

    STRATEGIC ADVISOR
    Francisco Bobadilla

    Comercial Engineer, From Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Diploma in Pricing Strategy, Pricing Optimization, Value Share Pricing; The University of Chicago. Executive Leadership Diploma, Business Administration and Management; Wharton School of Business. Diploma, Effective Negotiations; Harvard Business School.

    10 Years of experience comercial Areas of Genetic Companies.

    GENOMICS ADVISOR
    Miguel Pérez-Enciso

    Professor at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, ICREA Bachelor in Biology-Genetics, University Complutense from Madrid; Ph.D. Quantitative Genetics, INRA- FRANCE.

    Specialist in Quantitative Genetics Modeling

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