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educator , Geneticist

Jordi Garcia-Fernàndez, Spanish geneticist, educator. Achievements include discovery of single amphioxus Hox cluster, paraHox cluster, inter-phyla horizontal gene transmission; discovery of putnam N, Butts T, Ferrier DEK, Furlong RF, Hellsten U, Kawashima T, Robinson-Rechavi M, Shoguchi E, Terry A, Yu JK, Benito-Gutiérrez E, Dubchak I, Garcia-Fernàndez J, Grigoriev IV, Horton AV.

Background

Garcia-Fernàndez, Jordi was born on November 22, 1963 in Barcelona.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics, University Barcelona, 1992.

Career

Embo, humanfrontiers, mairecurie postdoctoral fellow University Oxford, England, 1992—1994. Assistant professor genetics University Barcelon, 1991—1992, senior lecturer genetics, 1995—2005, professor genetics, evo-devo, since 2006. Invited research professor Merton College, Oxford, 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of single amphioxus Hox cluster, paraHox cluster, inter-phyla horizontal gene transmission. Discovery of putnam N, Butts T, Ferrier DEK, Furlong RF, Hellsten U, Kawashima T, Robinson-Rechavi M, Shoguchi E, Terry A, Yu JK, Benito-Gutiérrez E, Dubchak I, Garcia-Fernàndez J, Grigoriev IV, Horton AV.

Membership

Master: Member Spanish Society Genetics, Member Council Spanish Society Development Biology, Member Council European Society Evo-Devo. Member: Catalan Society Biology.