Julio Sepúlveda, PhD

Assistant Researcher @ IMO
Assistant Professor @ INSTAAR




Assistant Researcher @ IMO


Doctor in Marine Geosciences @ UNIBREMEN
Master in Science mention Oceanography @ UDEC
Marine Biologist @ UDEC


Dr. Julio Sepúlveda received a B.Sc. in Marine Biology (2001) and a M.Sc. in Oceanography (2005) from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, and a Ph.D. in Marine Geosciences from the University of Bremen, Germany (2008). He then worked as a Postdoctoral Associate (2009-2012) and Research Scientist (2013-2014) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA. His research interests include organic geochemistry, lipid biomarker research, chemical oceanography, geobiology, life in extreme environments and paleoenvironmental sciences.


A source of isotopically light organic carbon in a low-pH anoxic marine zone

Nature Communications | Volume 12, Issue 1604, Pages 1-11

doi:10.1038/s41467-021-21871-4March, 2021

Vargas, C.A.Sepúlveda, J.De Pol-Holz, R.Schneider, W.Cornejo, M.Cantarero, S.Galán, A.Farias, L.........,

Size-Fractionated Contribution of Microbial Biomass to Suspended Organic Matter in the Eastern Tropical South Pacific Oxygen Minimum Zone

Frontiers in Marine Science | Volume 7, Pages 1-20

doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.540643October, 2020

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