Dr. Juan Sebastián Celis


Angestellt, Field Applications Specialist EMEA, LGC Genomics GmbH

Berlin, Germany


Field Service
Molecular biology
presentation skills
Laboratory Management
Climate change
International Management
Spanish Language
Technical Support
New Technologies
English Language
German language
International experience
Problem Solving
Big Data
Latin America
Scientific Writing
Next Generation Sequencing
Marine biology


Professional experience for Juan Sebastián Celis

  • Current 1 year and 8 months, since Nov 2020

    Field Applications Specialist EMEA

    LGC Genomics GmbH

  • 1 year and 6 months, May 2019 - Oct 2020

    Product Management

    Oculus Optikgeräte GmbH

    • Designed, conducted and analyzed performance tests of medical devices • Wrote technical reports in collaboration with the Product Management and Technical support teams • Acted as liaison between the Product Management Team and external collaboration partners • Analyzed data from selected devices using Excel, RStudio, and Phyton

  • 3 years and 6 months, Mar 2015 - Aug 2018

    Early Stage Researcher

    Justus Liebig University Giessen

    Early Stage Researcher. Animal Ecology and Systematics. Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany Main tasks Prepared DNA/RNA samples for PCR and NGS sequencing Organized weekly seminars and laboratory training of master and PhD students Interfaced project tasks with PIs, Master and PhD students, and laboratory staff

  • 2 years, Jan 2011 - Dec 2012

    Assistant student

    National University of Colombia

  • 1 year and 1 month, Dec 2009 - Dec 2010


    Fontibón Hospital

  • 1 year and 1 month, Dec 2008 - Dec 2009


    Ingeniería, gestión y estudios ambientales de Colombia INGEAMCO

Educational background for Juan Sebastián Celis

  • 4 years and 8 months, Jan 2014 - Aug 2018

    Dr. rer.nat Biology

    Justus Liebig University

    General- Marine Biology, Genomics, Coral biology Occupational- Occupational techniques (genomic data analyses, genome assembly, genome annotation)- Science applied to coral research (DNA extraction, PCR, Whole Genome Sequencing)

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jan 2011 - Jun 2013

    Master in Caribbean Studies

    National Univerisity of Colombia

    General- Cultural Studies, Caribbean History, Caribbean Culture, Environmental Studies Occupational- Research methodology (survey design, data analyses, technical text production)- Consulting skills (interdisciplinary cooperation, international networking)

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jul 2002 - Dec 2007

    Bachelor in Biology

    National University of Colombia

    General- Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, botany, ecology, zoology, genetics Ocupational- Occupational techniques (biological sampling, data analyses, technical text production)


  • English


  • German


  • Spanish

    First language


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