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consultant , microbiologist

German Bou, Spanish microbiologist, consultant. Achievements include first to Elucidation of the genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (first genome of an eucariotic organism); research in Molecular Epidemiology studies in microorganisms resistant to antibiotics; first to New mechanisms in antibiotic resistance; research in Studies of nosocomial outbreaks caused by infectious organisms; research in Pathogenesis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus virus.

Background

Bou, German was born on March 30, 1966 in Alcoy, Spain. Son of German Bou and Rosario Arevalo.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (honorary), University of Valencia, Spain, 1984—1989. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Autonoma University, Spain, 1991—1997. Clinical Microbiology Specialist, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain, 1995—1998.

Career

Phd fellowship Autonoma University, Madrid, 1991—1997. Residence in clinical microbiology Hospital Ramon y Cajal, 1995—1998. Postdoctoral in clinical microbiology Ramon y Cajal Hospital, 1999.

Research scientist Mayo Clinic, 1999—2001. Consultant Juan Canalejo Hospital, La Coruña, since 2001. Researcher National Institut of Health, since 2001.

Principal investigator genetics of antibiotic resistance area Juan Canalejo Hospital, since 2001, coordinator of infections in trasplants, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to Elucidation of the genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (first genome of an eucariotic organism). Research in Molecular Epidemiology studies in microorganisms resistant to antibiotics. First to New mechanisms in antibiotic resistance.

    Research in Studies of nosocomial outbreaks caused by infectious organisms. Research in Pathogenesis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus virus.

Membership

Member Catholic Organization, La Coruña, 2001. Fellow: Mayo Alumni Association (associate). Member: Spanish Society of Clinical Microbiology, American Society of Microbiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, movies, music, bicycling.

Connections

Married Reyes Garcia, December 6, 1997. 1 child Victoria.

father:
German Bou

mother:
Rosario Arevalo

spouse:
Reyes Garcia

child:
Victoria Bou