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educator , microbiologist

Sebastian Mendez-Alvarez, Spanish microbiologist, educator. Achievements include detection and characterization of new yeast species, new bacterial strains and plasmids; participation in the development of multiplex pcr diagnostic methods. Member of American Society Microbiology (associate), Spanish Society Microbiology (associate), Catalan Biology Society (associate).

Background

Mendez-Alvarez, Sebastian was born on February 21, 1969 in Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain. Son of Jose Maria Mendez-Alonso and Maria Del Carmen Alvarez-Cambreleng.

Education

Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, La Laguna University, Spain, 1992. Master of Science in Microbiology, Barcelona University Autonoma, Spain, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Barcelona University Autonoma, Spain, 1996.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher EAWAG, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997—1999. Professor virology and microbiology La Laguna University, since 1999. Senior researcher Spanish Health Systems, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include detection and characterization of new yeast species, new bacterial strains and plasmids. Participation in the development of multiplex pcr diagnostic methods.

Membership

Member of American Society Microbiology (associate), Spanish Society Microbiology (associate), Catalan Biology Society (associate).

Connections

Married Carmen Gloria Santos-Dionis, August 7, 1993.

father:
Jose Maria Mendez-Alonso

mother:
Maria Del Carmen Alvarez-Cambreleng

spouse:
Carmen Gloria Santos-Dionis