Team

We are a global research group

Our team members are based at the Paleontology Institute and Museum in the University of Zurich (Switzerland), at the Biosciences Department in Swansea University (United Kingdom) and at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama).

Dr Catalina Pimiento
Group leader
Zurich and Swansea
Sharks' extinctions, evolution, ecology and conservation
Colombia
@pimientoc
Jaime Villafaña
Project coordinator
Zurich
Fossil sharks, paleobiology, paleobiogeography
SHARKS-XT
Chile
@VillafanaJA
Jack Cooper
PhD student
Swansea
Fossil sharks
GIANTS & FD
UK
@CooperPalaeo
Arianna Chiti
Masters student
Swansea
Marine megafauna
MEGACENE
Italy
@ChitiArianna
Adele Paillard
Masters student (graduated)
Swansea
Sharks
SHARKS-XT
UK
@adelepaillard
We will hire a PhD student and a postdoc. 
The PhD position is currently open!
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PhD student 
Zurich
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SHARKS-XT
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Postdoc
Zurich
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SHARKS-XT
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SHARKS-XT Volunteers
Leonardo Espinosa

Leonardo Espinosa

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil

Daniel Marin

Daniel Marin

Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia

Alejandra Castro

Alejandra Castro

Universidad del Bosque, Colombia

Lino Guevera

Lino Guevera

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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