Annalisa Sambolino

PhD Student

Annalisa is a PhD candidate at MARE-Madeira in association with the University of Madeira. Her main research interests are marine ecology and ecotoxicology, focusing on cetaceans, pelagic ecosystems and plastic pollution. She is currently investigating the contamination by microplastics in cetacean food webs, using visual identification techniques and analysing plastic additives in biological samples. Annalisa has a MSc in Biological Monitoring and a BSc in Biological Science from the University of Genova, Italy.