Academic Committee

chusMaría Jesús Iglesias Briones (President). Professor of Animal Biology

Expertise: Functional role of soil fauna in terrestrial ecosystems. Soil ecology.

Professional activities: Fellow at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Lancaster, UK), former Head of Department; coordinator of Masters and PhD programmes; current Editor in two high-ranked scientific journals: Functional Ecology (Associate Editor) and Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Subject Editor), as well as member of the Editorial Board of Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Department: Ecología y Biología Animal
Institution: University of Vigo
Email: mbriones@uvigo.es
Web page: http://webs.uvigo.es/mbriones/

 

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Pedro Pablo Gallego (Secretary). Associate Professor of Plant Physiology

Expertise: Plant Physiology and Biotechnology. Sustainable Agriculture. Applied Plant & Soil Biology.

Professional activities: Former Dean of the Faculty of Biology (2004-2010); Current member of the Spanish Official Association of Biologists; Vice-President of the Spanish Association of University Lecturers and President of Galician Association of University Lecturers

Department: Fisiología y Biotecnología Vegetal
Institution: University of Vigo
Email: pgallego@uvigo.es
Web page:

armandoArmando Caballero. Professor of Genetics

Expertise: Population and conservation genetics. Evolutionary biology.

Professional activities: former head of department; coordinator of PhD programme; former Secretary of the Spanish Society of Genetics; former or current Associate Editor in high-ranked scientific journals (Evolution, American Naturalist, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics-Selection-Evolution)

Department: Bioquímica, Genética e Inmunología
Institution: University of Vigo
Email: armando@uvigo.es
Web page: http://webs.uvigo.es/c03/webc03/XENETICA/XB2/Armando/Caballero.htm

 

davidDavid Posada. Professor of Genetics

Expertise: Phylogenetics & Phylogenomics, Phylogeography, Molecular Evolution, Bioinformatics.

Professional activities: Associate Editor (Systematic Biology, Bioinformatics, Evolution, Journal of Molecular Evolution, BMC Evolutionary Biology…), European Research Council panel member, ISI Highly Cited Scientist in Molecular Biology and Genetics.

Department: Bioquímica, Genética e Inmunología
Institution: University of Vigo
Email: dposada@uvigo.es
Web page: http://darwin.uvigo.es

 

dianaDiana Valverde. Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Expertise: Molecular Pathology.

Professional activities: former responsible of laboratory of Molecular Diagnosis at Hospital Centro Oncologico (La Coruña), former vocal of the Spanish Society of Human Genetics (SSHG), former member of the Ethical Commission (SSHG), current editorial board member of Data sheet papers in Medicine, current member of the Educational Commission (SSGH), Legal expert in Biology

Department: Bioquímica, Genética e Inmunología
Institution: University of Vigo
Email: dianaval@uvigo.es
Web page: http://biomarcadoresmoleculares.uvigo.es/ver.profesor.php

 

pedro_pabloManuel Megías Pacheco. Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Expertise: Cell biology and histology.

Professional activities: Member of the Commission of the Interuniversitary Master in Neuroscience (Galicia). Former member of Commission of the Interuniversitary Master in Marine Biology (Galicia). Current member of the Spanish Society of Neurosciences.

Department: Functional Biology and Cell Sciences
Institution: University of Vigo
E-mail: mmegias@uvigo.es
Web-page: http://webs.uvigo.es/lamprea/esp/index-esp.html