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Scientist | Algal eco-physiology and biotechnology | Freenlance writer, data science analyst and project management

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Data Visualization
Work Experience

Principal investigator in Algal Bioenergetics and Biotechnology

Oroboros Instruments

September 2018 - Present

Innovation Research Officer at the CambPlants Hub

University of Cambridge

November 2017 - August 2018

Innovation Officer at CambPlants Hub

University of Cambridge

November 2017 - August 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Cambridge

June 2017 - August 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associatenin Algae Biotechnology

University of Sheffield

December 2013 - December 2016

Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow in Phytoplankton Proteomics

University of Essex

January 2012 - December 2013

PhD postgraduate fellow

Universidade de Vigo

2005 - 2011


PhD in Marine Ecology

Universidade de Vigo

2005 - 2011

BSc in Marine Biology

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

2000 - 2005

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Matthew P. Davey, Louisa Norman, Peter Sterk, Maria Huete‐Ortega, Freddy Bunbury, Bradford Kin Wai Loh, Sian Stockton, Lloyd S. Peck, Peter Convey, Kevin K. Newsham, et al.(2019). Snow algae communities in Antarctica: metabolic and taxonomic composition . New Phytologist. 222. (3). p. 1242--1255. Wiley
Kapoore RV, Huete-Ortega M, Day JG, Okurowska K, Slocombe SP, Stanley MS, Vaidyanathan S(2019). Effects of cryopreservation on viability and functional stability of an industrially relevant alga . Scientific reports.
Perkins DM, Perna A, Adrian R, Cermeño P, Gaedke U, Huete-Ortega M, White EP, Yvon-Durocher G(2019). Energetic equivalence underpins the size structure of tree and phytoplankton communities . Nature communications.
Huete-Ortega M, Okurowska K, Kapoore RV, Johnson MP, Gilmour DJ, Vaidyanathan S(2018). Effect of ammonium and high light intensity on the accumulation of lipids in Nannochloropsis oceanica (CCAP 849/10) and Phaeodactylum tricornutum (CCAP 1055/1) . Biotechnology for biofuels.
Iglesias-Rodriguez MD, Jones BM, Blanco-Ameijeiras S, Greaves M, Huete-Ortega M, Lebrato M(2017). Physiological responses of coccolithophores to abrupt exposure of naturally low pH deep seawater . PloS one.
Marañón, E., Balch, W.M., Cermeño, P., González, N., Sobrino, C., Fernández, A., Huete-Ortega, M., López-Sandoval, D.C., Delgado, M., Estrada, M., et al.(2016). Coccolithophore calcification is independent of carbonate chemistry in the tropical ocean . Limnology and Oceanography. 61. (4). p. 1345-1357.
Longworth, J., Wu, D., Huete-Ortega, M., Wright, P.C., Vaidyanathan, S.(2016). Proteome response of Phaeodactylum tricornutum, during lipid accumulation induced by nitrogen depletion . Algal Research. 18. p. 213-224.
Pinedo-González, P., West, A.J., Tovar-Sánchez, A., Duarte, C.M., Marañõn, E., Cermeño, P., González, N., Sobrino, C., Huete-Ortega, M., Fernández, A., et al.(2015). Surface distribution of dissolved trace metals in the oligotrophic ocean and their influence on phytoplankton biomass and productivity . Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29. (10). p. 1763-1781.
Marãnón, E., Cermeño, P., Huete-Ortega, M., López-Sandoval, D.C., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Rodríguez-Ramos, T.(2014). Resource supply overrides temperature as a controlling factor of marine phytoplankton growth . PLoS ONE. 9. (6).
Huete-Ortega, M., Rodríguez-Ramos, T., López-Sandoval, D.C., Cermeño, P., Blanco, J.M., Palomino, R.L., Rodríguez, J., Marañón, E.(2014). Distinct patterns in the size-scaling of abundance and metabolism in coastal and open-ocean phytoplankton communities . Marine Ecology Progress Series. 515. p. 61-71.
Marañón, E., Cermeño, P., López-Sandoval, D.C., Rodríguez-Ramos, T., Sobrino, C., Huete-Ortega, M., Blanco, J.M., Rodríguez, J.(2013). Unimodal size scaling of phytoplankton growth and the size dependence of nutrient uptake and use . Ecology Letters. 16. (3). p. 371-379.
Huete-Ortega, M., Cermeño, P., Calvo-Díaz, A., Marañón, E.(2012). Isometric size-scaling of metabolic rate and the size abundance distribution of phytoplankton . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279. (1734). p. 1815-1823.
Moreno-Ostos, E., Fernández, A., Huete-Ortega, M., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Calvo-Díaz, A., Morán, X.A.G., Marañón, E.(2011). Size-fractionated phytoplankton biomass and production in the tropical Atlantic | Biomasa y producción en diferentes clases de tamaño de fitoplancton en el Atlántico tropical . Scientia Marina. 75. (2). p. 379-389.
Huete-Ortega, M., Calvo-Díaz, A., Graña, R., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Marañón, E.(2011). Effect of environmental forcing on the biomass, production and growth rate of size-fractionated phytoplankton in the central Atlantic Ocean . Journal of Marine Systems. 88. (2). p. 203-213.
Marañón, E., Fernández, A., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Martínez-García, S., Teira, E., Cermeño, P., Chouciño, P., Huete-Ortega, M., Fernández, E., Calvo-Díaz, A., et al.(2010). Degree of oligotrophy controls the response of microbial plankton to Saharan dust . Limnology and Oceanography. 55. (6). p. 2339-2352.
Huete-Ortega, M., Marañón, E., Varela, M., Bode, A.(2010). General patterns in the size scaling of phytoplankton abundance in coastal waters during a 10-year time series . Journal of Plankton Research. 32. (1). p. 1-14.
Cermeño, P., Marañón, E., Harbour, D., Figueiras, F.G., Crespo, B.G., Huete-Ortega, M., Varela, M., Harris, R.P.(2008). Resource levels, allometric scaling of population abundance, and marine phytoplankton diversity . Limnology and Oceanography. 53. (1). p. 312-318.