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educator , microbiologist , researcher

Juan Jose Borrego, Spanish microbiologist, educator, researcher. Recipient Young Microbiologist prize Spanish Society for Microbiology, 1979, Investigative prize University Malaga, 1989; recipient numerous grants. Fellow Royal Society General Microbiology; member American Society for Microbiology, International Association Water Quality, among others.


Borrego, Juan Jose was born on December 5, 1955 in Malaga, Spain. Son of Juan and Montesion (Garcia) Borrego.


Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, University Granada, 1977. Master of Science in Microbiology, University Granada, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University Malaga, 1982.

Certified in environmental science, University Politech., Barcelona, 1984.


Researcher, U. Autonoma, Barcelona, 1980-1981; research assistant, U. Malaga, 1977-1980; postgraduate research assistant, U. Malaga, 1981-1982; assistant professor, U. Malaga, 1982-1984; associate professor, U. Malaga, 1984-1987; professor, U. Malaga, since 1988; general secretary science faculty, U. Malaga, 1988-1991; director, head microbiology, U. Malaga, since 1991. Visiting professor U. Florida, Gainesville, 1987. Professor National Health School, Madrid, 1989.

Adviser Regional office for European World Health Organization, Athens, since 1988. Consultant Andalusian Government, Seville, since 1990.


Fellow Royal Society General Microbiology. Member American Society for Microbiology, International Association Water Quality, among others.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, stamp collecting/philately, collecting paintings, movies, sports.


Married Esperanza Ruiz, July 1, 1978. Children: Paola, Alejandro.

Juan Borrego

Montesion (Garcia) Borrego

Esperanza Ruiz

Alejandro Borrego

Paola Borrego