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educator , microbiologist

Antonio Ventosa, Spanish microbiologist, educator.


Ventosa, Antonio was born on June 22, 1954 in Cordoba, Spain. Son of Jose and Maria Luisa (Ucero) Ventosa.


Bachelor, College Virgen del Carmen, Cordoba, 1970. Graduate in pharmacy, University Granada, Spain, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy (honorary), University Granada, Spain, 1981.


Assistant professor University Granada, Spain, 1977-1982, University Sevilla, Spain, 1982-1984. Associate professor University Seville, Spain, 1985-1996, professor microbiology Spain, since 1997. Vice dean faculty pharmacy University Sevilla, Spain, 1993-1997, dean faculty pharmacy Spain, 1997—2001, vice rector Spain, since 2003.


Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Real Academia de Medicina y Cirugia de Cadiz, American Academy Microbiology, Academia Iberoamericana de Farmacia, World Federation Culture Collection (executive board 1992-1996, committee on education and capacity building since 1996), International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology (secretary subcommittee on taxonomy of halobacteriaceae 1982-1994, chairman subcommittee since 1994, member subcommittee on taxonomy of Bacillus and related organisms since 1996, chairman subcommittee on taxonomy of Halomonadaceae since 1999, member-at-large, secretary for subcommittee), Deutsche Association for Hygiene and Microbiology, Society Applied Microbiology, Society General Microbiology, Spanish Society Biotechnology, Spanish Society Microbiology (Jaime Ferran prize 1991), American Society Microbiology.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: music.


Married Cristina Cutillas, March 20, 1981. Children: Antonio, Jose Javier.

Jose Ventosa

Maria Luisa (Ucero) Ventosa

Cristina Cutillas

Jose Javier Ventosa

Antonio Ventosa