Dr Claudio Fuentes Grunewald


I am a professional researcher in marine & environmental science with more than 15 years of experience. I have a strong background in production, identification and isolation of microalgae, environmental analysis, biochemistry and general lab skills. I have an extensive knowledge of the use of high technological devices including GC, Spectrophotometry, FTIR, Flow cytometry, Flow cam, Inverted microscopy among others.

My major interests are applied research in marine and environmental science, biotechnology, bioenergy, marine microalgal production.

Specialism: Microalgae production, isolation, environmental studies, aquaculture, bio-energy, gas chromatography, lipids analysis, biochemical composition.

Areas of Expertise

  • Microalgae production
  • Environmental Science
  • Aquaculture
  • Biochemical analysis
  • Lipids
  • Photobioreactor
  • Dinoflagellates
  • FTIR
  • Exopolysaccharides
  • Phycoerythrin