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Percy Rojas Dominguez

Percy Rojas Dominguez

Biologist
Norman,Oklahoma

Summary

Accomplished and enthusiastic Biologist with a track record of success across a wide range of industries in the life sciences research field, offering professional development where institutional and scientific goals can be achieved. Possesses exceptional interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills to provide advice and results oriented, conflict resolution, fast learner, honest and leadership. Experienced in all aspects of laboratory and research, willing to maximise skills, fluent in English and bringing over 15 years experience in biotechnology and biological research to a challenging new role.

Overview

22
22
years of professional experience
34
34
years of post-secondary education
3
3
Languages

Work History

Independent Consultant

Freelance Agroconsultant
Vienna , Austria
2021.01 - Current
  • Conducted consultancy on Peruvian wild crops genetic studies like as tomato and wild potato.
  • Analyzed problematic areas and implemented research plots for evaluation of biofertilizers on avocado, coffee and cocoa plantations to provide recommendations and solutions.

Research Specialist

INIA - Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria
Lima , Peru
2019.12 - 2020.08
  • Developed and collected data to analyze experiments in greenhouses and open fields on climate change in potato and bean.
  • Guided and monitored laboratory technical assistance to develop protocols for isolation of +1000 DNA samples of cocoa.

Research Consultant

CIP – International Potato Center
Lima , Peru
2018.11 - 2019.12
  • Developed +1000 DNA wild potato laboratory isolation for genotyping by sequencing.
  • Conducted research on genetic and diversity analysis to increase knowledge and make contributions to wild potato species.

Research Assistant

IBT, Genómica
Lima , Peru
2018.08 - 2018.11
  • Gathered research data through experimentation and provided technical assistance on laboratory protocols and genetic analysis of Peruvian crops.
  • Worked both independently and collaboratively in fast-paced laboratory environment performed +100 DNA maize samples preparation for genotyping by sequencing.

Product Development, Head R&D

SEMIAGRO PERU
Lima , Peru
2014.02 - 2017.09
  • Conducted market research and led developing and commercial release of new hybrid seeds like as tomatoes, onions, watermelons, brassicas, bell pepper and others.
  • Trained team members and customers conducting +50 field trials annually to determine best yield, pest and disease resistance of new Hazera hybrid seeds.

Research Assistant

University Of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison , Wisconsin
2010.01 - 2012.01
  • Recorded experimental findings in laboratory to analyze and interpret experimental findings on DNA markers and ortholog genes.
  • Gathered, arranged, and corrected research data to create representative interpretation for phylogenetics of wild carrots (Daucus).
  • Analyzed results using analytical bioinformatic software to report findings on evolution screening and mapping population of wild carrots.

Research Assistant

CIP – International Potato Center
2006.01 - 2009.01
  • Conducted COS markers testing for marker-assisted selection in potato and assessed +100 polymorphism/allelic diversity and phylogenetics gene analysis of orthologous candidate genes.
  • Gene cloning and microbiological procedures to assemble DNA sequences from candidate gene families.
  • Molecular, genetics and bioinformatics tools widely used, to mentor and supervise students on plant molecular and bioinformatics technical procedures.
  • Operated and performed preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment and instruments.

Fellow Graduate Student

CGIAR
Lima , Peru
2002.01 - 2005.01
  • Troubleshot and resolved molecular biology equipment, process and laboratory issues.
  • Developed new protocols and improved existing laboratory processes to perform molecular characterization of +200 potato using 10 SSRs markers and assessed genetic diversity of potato diversity in situ and ex situ
  • Interpreted molecular markers laboratory results to provide technical advice for screening of +100 potato genetic diversity and molecular identity verification.

Education

Master of Science - Plant Breeding And Plant Genetics

Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru
2018.05 - Current

Thesis research: "DArT sequencing and Morphological Characterization of Solanum candolleanum group (sect. Petota)"

Phylogenetics of Wild Carrots (Daucus Spp.)

University of Wisconsin, Madison
2010.01 - 2011.08

Training at the Potato Germplasm Systematics Laboratory

Biological Sciences

Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Lima, Peru
2007.01 - 2007.12
  • Awarded research dissertation

Bachelor of Science - Microbiology and Parasitology

Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Lima, Peru
1996.08 - 2023.01

Skills

Team player

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Additional Information

  • 2

Languages

Spanish

English

German

Work Availability

monday
tuesday
wednesday
thursday
friday
saturday
sunday
morning
afternoon
evening
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Timeline

Independent Consultant - Freelance Agroconsultant
2021.01 - Current
Research Specialist - INIA - Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria
2019.12 - 2020.08
Research Consultant - CIP – International Potato Center
2018.11 - 2019.12
Research Assistant - IBT, Genómica
2018.08 - 2018.11
Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina - Master of Science, Plant Breeding And Plant Genetics
2018.05 - Current
Product Development, Head R&D - SEMIAGRO PERU
2014.02 - 2017.09
University of Wisconsin - , Phylogenetics of Wild Carrots (Daucus Spp.)
2010.01 - 2011.08
Research Assistant - University Of Wisconsin, Madison
2010.01 - 2012.01
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos - , Biological Sciences
2007.01 - 2007.12
Research Assistant - CIP – International Potato Center
2006.01 - 2009.01
Fellow Graduate Student - CGIAR
2002.01 - 2005.01
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos - Bachelor of Science, Microbiology and Parasitology
1996.08 - 2023.01
Percy Rojas DominguezBiologist