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José Ramón Díaz-Ruíz Edit Profile

educator , Plant virologist , researcher

José Ramón Díaz-Ruíz, Spanish plant virologist, researcher, educator. Recipient Jorge Pastor prize Agriculture Department, Madrid, 1984. Member Spanish Microbiol. and Electron Microscopy Societies, Spanish Virol. and Phytopathol. Societies (founder), Latin America Phytopathol. Association.

Background

Díaz-Ruíz, José Ramón was born on February 11, 1942 in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain. Son of José Díaz and Concepción Ruíz-Alba.

Education

Licentiate of Pharmacy, University Granada, Spain, 1967. Master in Microbiology, Complutense University Madrid, 1969. Doctor in Pharmacy, Complutense University Madrid, 1971.

Career

Juan March fellow Plant Pathology Institute, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1972, John Innes Institute, Norwich, United Kingdom, 1973. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientifícas fellow Plant Protection Institute, Beltsville, Maryland, 1974-1976. Research associate Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1976-1978.

Research scientist Higher Council for Science Research, Madrid, 1979-1989, research professor, since 1989. Head Plant Molecular Virology Laboratory Biological Research Center, Madrid, since 1990.

Membership

Member Spanish Microbiol. and Electron Microscopy Societies, Spanish Virol. and Phytopathol. Societies (founder), Latin America Phytopathol. Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Diving, water-skiing, underwater filming.

Connections

Married Clementina Ruíz, February 22, 1974. Children: María de la Mar, José Ramón, José Alberto, José Manuel.

father:
José Díaz

mother:
Concepción Ruíz-Alba

spouse:
Clementina Ruíz

child:
María de la Mar Díaz-Ruíz

child:
José Ramón Díaz-Ruíz

child:
José Alberto Díaz-Ruíz

child:
José Manuel Díaz-Ruíz