EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    EDUCATION

    • 2001–2005: Ph.D. in Paleobiology, Department of Animal Biology (Universidad de La Laguna), Canary Islands, SPAIN.

    • 2001–2003: M.S. in Paleobiology, Department of Animal Biology (Universidad de La Laguna), Canary Islands, SPAIN.

    • 1996–2001: B.S. in Biology, Universidad de La Laguna, Canary Islands, SPAIN.



    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


    • 2013–present: Research Assistant Professor [Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati (UC), Cincinnati OH, USA]

    • 2010–2013 (36 months): Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher [Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra (CSIC-UGR), Granada, SPAIN]

    • 2010-2012: External Postdoctoral fellow II associated with the Huffington Department of Earth Sciences (SMU), Dallas TX, USA

    • 2009 (8 months): Postdoctoral Associate [Huffington Department of Earth Sciences (SMU), Dallas TX, USA]

    • 2007–2009 (19 months): Postdoctoral Associate [Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (UGA), Aiken SC, USA]

    • 2005–2007 (23 months): Postdoctoral Researcher [Department of Geosciences (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg VA, USA]



    INVITED SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

    • September 2013: Lecture Series, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford OH, USA (45 min talk in English)

    • February 2013: Geology Colloquium, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, USA (20 min talk in English)

    • February 2013: QUARG group, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, USA (45 min talk in English)

    October 2012: Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social, Tarragona, Barcelona, Spain (45 min talk in Spanish)

    • June 2012: Department of Geography, University of Dresden, Germany (45 min talk in English)

    • April 2012: Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, USA (45 min talk in English)


    • November 2011: School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK (45 min talk in English)

    • July 2011: Museo de Arqueología de la Isla de la Palma, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain (60 min talk in Spanish)

    • April 2011: Real Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País de Tenerife (RSEAPT), La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain (60 minutes talk in Spanish)

    • April 2009: Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas TX, USA (45 minutes talk in English)

    • November 2008: Department of Geology, University of Georgia (UGA), Athens GA, USA (45 minutes talk in English)

    • October 2006: Geosciences Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg VA, USA (45 minutes talk in English)

    Y. Yanes sorting shells at the Geosciences Department of
    Virginia Tech (2007) 

    Y. Yanes working at Dr. Crayton J. Yapp's isotope lab, SMU (2009)

    Y. Yanes working at Dr. Chris Romanek's isotope lab, UK (2012)

    Y. Yanes in her Malacology lab at the UC Department of Geology with a giant South American land snail shell from Trinidad (2013)