Gabriela holds a M.A. in Journalism Studies from Concordia University and a B.A. in Communication and Journalism from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. She currently holds a SSHRC doctoral award. Her research interests include science and health communication, communication of innovation -particularly synthetic biology-, and research methods in Communication. Gabriela worked as researcher at the Concordia Science Journalism Project where she focused on public perception of new technologies, particularly genomics applied to the production of advanced biofuels. She has also worked for Agence France-Presse in Montevideo (Uruguay) as editor, translator and foreign correspondent.
Interests: Science Communication, Public Understanding of Science, Synthetic Biology