Team Members

Diego Romero (diego_romero@uma.es)
Group Leader

Ana Álvarez Mena (alvarezmena@uma.es)
PhD Student

Study and characterization of factors of Bacillus cereus involved in biofilm formation and interaction-communication with hosts.

Maria Luisa Antequera (marialan@uma.es)
PhD Student

Study of the mechanisms deployed by the human pathogenic bacteria Bacillus cereus to survive on plants, fruits and vegetables.                    

María Victoria Berlanga (mvictoriaberlanga@uma.es)
PhD Student

Implication of Bacillus extracellular matrix in the beneficial interaction with plants of agronomic interest.

María Luz Blasco (bsmariluz@uma.es)
Hired Student

Purification of structural components of the extracellular matrix of Bacillus biofilms and their use in the search of bioactive molecules.

Jesús Cámara Almirón (jesus_camara@uma.es)
PhD Student

Functional characterization and ecological significance of amyloid fibers of the extracellular matrix of Bacillus biofilms.

Luis Díaz Martínez (luisdiaz@uma.es)
Post-doctoral

Development of bioinformatics pipelines and analysis of genetic variability in Bacillus cereus populations.

Jesús Hierrezuelo (jhierrezuelo@uma.es)
Post-doctoral

Study of the structural, chemical and biophysical features of components of Bacillus extracellular matrix.

Carlos Molina Santiago (camolsan@uma.es)
Post-doctoral

Characterization and identification of the mechanisms driving interspecies interactions and bacterial-plant interactions.

Sara Sopeña Torres (sara.storres@uma.es)
Post-doctoral

Study of the immunological and metabolomic response of plants to components of Bacillus extracellular matrix.

Montserrat Grifé Ruiz (montsegrife@uma.es)
PhD Student

Improvement of biocontrol strains of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

David Vela Corcía (dvela@uma.es)
Post-doctoral

Characterization of molecular interactions between Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and fungal, helminthic and bacterial plant pathogens.

Saray Morales Rojas (saraymr@uma.es)
Technician

Technical support and laboratory management.

Former Members

Joaquín Caro

María Concepción Magno Pérez Bryan

Yurena Navarro