Pablo Catalá-Gregori, PhD
Dr. Pablo Catalá is Manager Director of the Poultry Quality and Animal Nutrition Centre of the Valencian Community in Castellon (Spain) and he is also Associate Professor of the Veterinary Medicine bachelor´s degree at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University (CEU-UCH) of Valencia (Spain). He graduated BVSc. degree in 2001 at the CEU-UCH.
Clara Martin, PhD
Dr. Clara Marín Orenga graduated Veterinary Medicine at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University of Valencia (Spain) in 2004 and obtained her European doctoral degree in Veterinary Sciences at the same university in 2009. She was qualified in 2014 by the European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (ECPVS).
Sandra Sevilla, BVSc
Sandra Sevilla Navarro recently graduated Veterinary Medicine at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University (CEU-UCH) of Valencia (Spain) in 2016. From October 2014 to June 2016, she received a collaborative Veterinary Microbiology scholarship (Sanitary Control in Production Animals) from the Department of Production and Animal Health, General Veterinary Health, and Science & Technology of Food Product at the CEU-UCH.
PhD Daniela Silva
PhD Daniela Silva (ALS-CONTROLVET) holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences and is currently the Research and Development manager of ALS Controlvet, being responsible for management and coordination of all R&D projects within the Biological Sciences area. She has broad experience in laboratory and field experiments regarding selection and characterization of bacteriophages.
Mrs Ana Martins
Mrs. Ana Martins (ALS-CONTROLVET) has graduated Veterinary Medicine at the Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. She post-graduated Applied Microbiology at Faculty of Biotechnology of the Catholic University of Portugal and she also post-graduated Executive Management at the School of Advanced Study (Beiras, Portugal). At ALS Controlvet she is Quality Manager, and Director of the Certification System as well as R&D director and has been actively engaged in bacteriophage R&D projects.
Ana Patricia Henriques, MSc
Ana Henriques has graduated Biology and obtained a Master degree in Molecular Microbiology the University of Aveiro (Portugal) in 2008. During her Master Thesis, Ana was engaged in the use of bacteriophages to control Salmonella in poultry farming. Since 2009 Ana Patricia is Manager of the Molecular Biology Unit at ALS Controlvet, From 2005 to date she has been also working as collaborative researcher for the R&D department at Controlvet, being mainly involved in Bacteriophage Research Projects.
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB)
Montserrat Llagostera, PhD
M. Llagostera has a B.Sc. (1976, UAB), and a Ph.D. (1983, UAB) in Biological Sciences. She was Director of the Biological Laboratory Hoechst Ibérica, S.A., Spain (1976-1981), and Assistant teacher (1981-1986), Auxiliary Associate Professor (1986-1987), Associate Professor (1987-2009) and Professor of Microbiology (2009-until now) of Microbiology at the UAB. She has held some relevant responsibilities at the UAB: Coordinator of the Unit of Microbiology (1992-95, 1996-98, and 2001-03), Coordinator of the doctorate of Biotechnology (1999-2007), Coordinator of the master of Advanced Biotechnology (2006-07), Member of the Biosafety Committee of the UAB (2006- until now), Member of the Governing Council (2007-09), Director of the Department of Genetics and Microbiology (2007-09, and 2013-2015) and Coordinator of the Microbiology degree (2010-2012). Besides she is member of the Directive Board of the Spanish Society of Microbiology and President of the Group “Education and Communication of the Microbiology” of this Society (2010-presently). She is also member of the Spanish Commission for evaluation of Associated Professor (ANECA, Spain) from 2013 until now, and of the Commission for Bioscience Research Evaluation of the Quality Agency of the Catalan University System from 2012 until now (AQU) and president of this Commission from 2015 until now. She is evaluator of national and international agencies for funding projects, and for several international journals from 1990 until now.
M. Pilar Cortés, PhD.
M. Pilar Cortés has a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences (University of Navarra, Spain), a Master in Microbiology (UAB; Spain) and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (UAB; Spain). During her predoctoral training, she participated in different research projects in the field of Clinical Microbiology related to: i) the pathogenesis of pulmonary infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients on mechanical ventilation; ii) the development and application of techniques of molecular biology for the epidemiological study of various infectious diseases caused by bacteria and parasites; and iii) the study of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria.
Margarita Arboix, PhD
Full Professor of Pharmacology in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Departament de Farmacologia, Terapèutica i Toxicologia. Facultat de Veterinària. University Degree: Biological Sciences (UB, 1973), PhD: Biological Sciences (UAB, 1980). Diplomat: Pharmacology (UB, 1979). Diplomat: Veterinary Pharmacology (European College of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1999). Member of the Spanish Committee of Veterinary Drug Evaluation (AEMPS) (1999-2005). Member of the European Committee of Veterinary Medicinal Products (CVMP/EMA) (1999- 2006). Chairmen of the CVMP group of Antimicrobial Resistances (2002-2005). Member of the European Panel FEEDAP (EFSA) (2003-2007). Member of the Scientific Committee of the AESAN (2003-2007). Expert of the Spanish Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation Projects (1998-2016) (ANEP). Member of the Commission for Evaluation of the Professor Accreditation in the Area of Medicine and Health Sciences (Agència per la Qualitat dels Sistema Universitari Català, 2016)(AQU).
PhD Marcin Przemyslaw Los
PhD Marcin Przemyslaw Los (PHAGE CONS) studied at University of Gdansk, and the Medical University of Gdansk Poland, in 1995, and earned his MSc in 1999. He obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Gdansk in 2004 and a DSc degree in 2011 on the basis of study on phage development and detection. He was employed as an assistant professor at the University of Gdansk since 2005. He currently (since 2011) holds the position of associate professor at the University of Gdansk and he held (2009-2015) the position of adjunct professor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw.
PhD. Joanna Los
The senior researcher of Phage Consultants, a researcher with 15 years of experience with work in molecular biology of bacteriophages. A leader of several research projects. she completed her PhD in prophage induction and development in E. coli.
PhD. Sylwia Zielinska
Junior researcher in Phage Consultant. She completed her PhD in 2017 in the topic of environmental microbiome study including study of gut microflora of isolated population of reindeer.