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Animal biologist

Juan Antonio Balbuena, Spanish animal biologist. Achievements include pioneering work on helminth communities of cetaceans, studies on parasites as biological tags of whales and fish. Recipient Research fellowship Department Education Government Valencia, 1987, Exchange grant Danish Ministry Education, 1987. Member European Cetacean Society, American Society of Parastologists.

Background

Balbuena, Juan Antonio was born on November 29, 1961 in Valencia, Spain. Son of Juan Antonio Balbuena and Berta Diaz-Pines.

Education

Licence in Biological Sciences, University Valencia, 1986. Doctor in Biological Sciences, University Valencia, 1991.

Career

Research fellow University Valencia, 1987-1991, lecturer, 1991-1996, senior lecturer, since 1997. Marie Curie fellow University Bergen, Norway, 1998-1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pioneering work on helminth communities of cetaceans, studies on parasites as biological tags of whales and fish.

Membership

Member European Cetacean Society, American Society of Parastologists.

Connections

Married Sølvi Elisabeth Kaarstad, March 12, 1993. Children: Maria Christina, Sandra.

father:
Juan Antonio Balbuena

mother:
Berta Diaz-Pines

spouse:
Sølvi Elisabeth Kaarstad

children:
Maria Christina Balbuena

Sandra Balbuena