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educator , microbiologist

Ramón Díaz-Orejas, Spanish microbiologist, educator. Achievements include first to early description of bacterial toxin-antitoxin systems; research in early description of bacterial toxins with novel RNase activities, development of multiple in vitro DNA replication systems, detail characterisation of DNA replication initiation proteins and of their evolutionary relationships. Research grant, Spanish and European Institutes, since 1981.

Background

Díaz-Orejas, Ramón was born on October 21, 1944 in La Robla, León, Spain. Son of Antonio Díaz Calleja and Sagrario Orejas Landa.

Education

Degree in Chemistry, University Complutense, Madrid, 1974.

Career

Research assistant Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, 1979—1989. Senior research assistant Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1989—2004, full professor. Chief editor fems microbiology reviews Federation European Microbiol.

Societies, Delft, Netherlands, 2005—2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to early description of bacterial toxin-antitoxin systems. Research in early description of bacterial toxins with novel RNase activities, development of multiple in vitro DNA replication systems, detail characterisation of DNA replication initiation proteins and of their evolutionary relationships.

Membership

Member of Society Española Microbiología.

Connections

Married Mª Pilar Ferraz Pascau, July 1, 1974.

father:
Antonio Díaz Calleja

mother:
Sagrario Orejas Landa

spouse:
Mª Pilar Ferraz Pascau