Juan José Valdez-Alarcón
Dr. Valdez-Alarcón is a Research Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production in the Multidisciplinary Centre of Studies in Biotechnology. As a microbiologist with a PhD in Biotechnology, his research is focused on Molecular Epidemiology and Biotechnology approaches to study and control bacterial diseases in animals. The main research topics in his laboratory are Functional Molecular Epidemiology, Molecular Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases and Genetic Regulation of Bacterial Pathogenesis. He has published as author or co-author more than 50 research and divulgation papers in national and international scientific journals and 7 book chapters. He has also collaborated as member of the advisory committee of national and international scientific meetings, reviewer of microbiology topics for well recognized scientific journals, and currently as Coordinator of the Animal Microbiology Network of the Microbial and Invertebrates Genetic Resources Subcommittee of the Agricultural and Rural Development Secretary in México.