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Biologist

Francisco Javier Silva-Pando, Spanish biologist. Recipient Forestry Research award Diputacion Provincial de Pontevedra, 1983; Xunta de Galicia Research grantee, 1994, 2000, 02, 08. Member Spanish Society Forestry Science S.E.C.F. (secretary 1992-2001), British Ecological Society London, Portuguese Society Forestry Science, Ecological Society of America.

Background

Silva-Pando, Francisco Javier was born on October 20, 1955 in Vilagarcia de Arousa, Pontevedra, Spain. Son of Celestino José and Maria Luisa (Pando Durán) Silva Ruiz.

Education

B.Biology, University Santiago, Spain, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University Complutense, Madrid, 1990.

Career

Researcher Forest Research Center Lourizan, Pontevedra, 1981-1991, section, 1991-1994. Biologist Wildlife Service, 1994-1998, fishing section chief, 1998-1999. Head department ecology Forest and Environmental Research Center de Lourizan, since 1999, director, 2004—2007.

Secretary school teacher Xunta de Galicia, Pontevedra, 1985-1986, Vigo, 1986-1987. Assistant professor Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1995. Part-time professor University Santiago, since 1995.

Visiting researcher Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 2000, visiting researcher department plant physiology University Estonia, Tartu, 2002, Botanical Museum Copenhagen, 2008.

Membership

Member Spanish Society Forestry Science S.E.C.F. (secretary 1992-2001), British Ecological Society London, Portuguese Society Forestry Science, Ecological Society of America.

Connections

Children: Ero Vinicius, Cristina Ultreia.

father:
Celestino José Ruiz

mother:
Maria Luisa (Pando Durán) Silva Ruiz

child:
Ero Vinicius Silva-Pando

child:
Cristina Ultreia Silva-Pando