skip to main content
Home  /  People  /  Members


Julia Tejada
Dr. Julia Tejada

Assistant Professor of Geobiology
Affiliated Faculty - Biology and Biological Engineering

Dr. Mattia Tagliavento

Postdoctoral Researcher
Academic Interests: clumped isotope geochemistry, dinosaur evolution
Extracurricular Interests: swimming, biking, running, sci-fi stuff

Isaac Aguilar
Isaac Aguilar

Incoming Grad Student (GPS-Geobiology)
B.S. UC Berkeley. Double Major: Molecular Environmental Biology | Ecosystem Management and Forestry. Minor: Geospatial Information Science & Technology
Academic Interests: stable isotope geochemistry, molecular biology, remote sensing
Extracurricular Interests: outdoor activities (hiking, climbing, camping), photography, reading natural history guides

Federico Moreno
Dr. Federico Moreno

Lab Manager
Academic Interests: sedimentary geology, basin evolution
Extracurricular Interests: rock climbing, hiking


Honorary Member

Summer Students


Alyssa Shin
Alyssa Shin

Holo Family SURF fellow
Caltech - Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Lucas Tovar
Lucas Rodrigues Tovar

Visiting Grad Student
Rio de Janeiro University (UERJ)

Mia Gonzalgo
Mia Gonzalgo

SURF student
Columbia University - Computer Science and Music Departments

Bianca Jaramillo
Bianca Jaramillo

Cal State LA - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry