EMI Lecture 2019: Professor Juan Luis Ramos

16 May 2019

EMI Lecture 2019: Professor Juan Luis Ramos

Following the success of the 20 year Environmental Microbiology (EMI) anniversary lecture held in 2018, SfAM is delighted to announce the 2019 EMI Lecture will be given by Professor Juan Luis Ramos. The EMI Lecuture for 2019 will be on the topic of Psuedomonas putida.

Juan Luis Ramos is a Full Professor at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). From October 2013 to September 2017 he was the Director of the Biotechnology program of Abengoa Research. He received the Prize King Jaime I for his achievement in environmental research and the Lowff medal of FEMS in 2013 for achievements in environmental microbiology. In 1978 he graduated from the University of Seville where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree. In 1981 he was awarded his PhD with a thesis on The bioconversion of solar energy into chemical energy. He spent almost two years as a post-doctoral researcher at the Unit of Nitrogen Fixation in Brighton (UK), supported by an EMBO fellowship and over two years at the Department of Medical Biochemistry in Geneva (Switzerland), where he started working on the metabolism of aromatic hydrocarbons in Pseudomonas.

Professor Ramos will give the 2019 EMI lecture at a dedicated event for SfAM members on the 15th October. Click here to book your ticket for this event.