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  • Full Professor
  • Universitat de Barcelona
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Present professional activity: - Full Professor at the University of Barcelona Teaching: Microbial Biotechnology. Industrial Microbiology. Research: Environmental Microbiology. Health related water microbiology. - Director of the Catalan Biotechnology Network “Xarxa de Referència en Biotecnologia. Direcció General de Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya”, (member since 2000, director since 2010). Previous professional positions and activities - Director of the Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona (2010-2014). - Director and researcher of National Research Projects (DGICYT, CICYT, PITMA, FEDER). - Director and researcher over 40 R+D+i agreements with enterprises and public institutions. - Coordinator, director and researcher in European Research projects since IV Frame Work EU-programs. - Director of the Centre of Innovation at the University of Barcelona (Centre d’Innovació - Fundació Bosch i Gimpera, Universitat de Barcelona). - Delegate of the Rector of the University of Barcelona (UB) on technology and knowledge transference for the institutions belonging to UB (UB Group). - Academic secretary of the Department of Microbiology at the University of Barcelona. - Vicedean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Barcelona. - Expert evaluator for the European Commission in different panels of experts under the IV, V, VI, VII, H2020 Frame Work Programs. - Scientific evaluator of R+D+i projects of diverse Ministries of the Spanish Government. - Expert evaluator of R+D+i projects of different National Governmental Agencies, Foundations and Universities of diverse countries (Luxemburg, France, Austria, Argentina, Cyprus). - Supervisor of 10 Ph.D., of 5 Diploma on Advanced Studies, and of 2 Experimental Masters. - Over 100 publications (peer-review scientific journals and books) and 5 patents and 1 IP software registration (inventor and co-owner). - Over 110 communications i conferences in scientific and technological meetings (national and international). - 27 academics years as Professor of different courses: Biology, Microbiology, Applied Microbiology, Advanced Microbiology, Fundamentals of Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology. - Professor in seminars, Post-degree studies, Masters and live-learning courses at different institutions and universities. - Scientist in the National Scientific Council of the Spanish Government (CSIC). - Organisation of international scientific meetings and conferences. - Referee of scientific journals indexed at SCI. - Member of the Board of MIF Box Office du Film Scientifique. Orsay (France) 2002. - Member of Water Institute at the University of Barcelona, since its foundation in 2005. - Member of the research group Microbiologia d’aigües relacionada amb la salut (Health related water Microbiology) “Direcció General de Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya”, since 1994. - Member of the Scientific Affairs Commission of the University of Barcelona, 2004 – 2005. - Member of the network SENSPOL. EU-Network Sensors for monitoring water pollution from contaminated land, landfills and sediments, since 2001. - Member of the network COLIRED-O157.- Patogénesis, diagnóstico y tipado molecular de Escherichia coli verotoxigénicos (ECVT) O157:H7 y de otros serotipos. F.I.S. Spanish Government, 2003-2005. - Member of the Reference Centre in Aquaculture “Direcció General de Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya”. 1994- 2000. - Member as expert or national delegate to CEN/TC380/WG1 and CEN/TC400/WG2 since 2008. Educational Background • Degree in Biology. 1983. University of Barcelona • First Degree in Biology. 1983. University of Barcelona. • Doctor in Biology. 1988. University of Barcelona. • Postgraduate course. Qualified Technical Personal in Aquaculture. Comisión Asesora de Investigación Científica y Técnica (CAICYT), Ministery of Science and Education. Spanish Government. 1984. • Title of 50 Certification. Agent for health certifications of aquaculture products exported to USA. Department of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Government.1986. • Business and administration of Small and Medium Enterprises. Professional Association of Biologist (Col•legi Oficial de Biòlegs), SME Association (PiMEC), Ministry of Work and Social Security, Spanish Government. 1988. • Bourse and financial markets. Bolsa de Madrid and Escuela Universitaria de Estadística (University Complutense Madrid). 1998. • Innovation to increase the competitiveness. Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. 2006. • Administration of computer servers, workstations and networks. Bit Formación Informàtica and University of Barcelona. 1997.

Recent publications

  • Hygienization performances of innovative sludge treatment solutions to assure safe land spreading

    • Levantesi C
    • Beimfohr C
    • Blanch A
    • et al.
  • Characterization of sewage waters by biochemical fingerprinting of Enterococci.

    • Manero A
    • Vilanova X
    • Cerdà-Cuéllar M
    • et al.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Universitat Barcelona

January 1991 - Present

Co-authors (231)

  • kwanrawee sirikanchana
  • ntwari adrien
  • Ednner Emmanuel Victoria Blanco
  • William Calero-Cáceres
  • Guillermo Jiménez
  • Manuel Reina del Pozo