Prof. Manuel Ferrer (Coordinator)

M. Ferrer graduated in Chemical Sciences by the University of Granada in 1994. In the same year, he began his scientific career at the Institute of Catalysis that belong to CSIC (CSIC-ICP), obtaining his PhD in 1999. In January 2001 he started a postdoctoral stay at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Germany, after which he returned in October 2003 to the CSIC-ICP with a Ramón y Cajal fellowship. In June 2006 he was appointed Científico Titular.

Dr. Patricia Molina (Project Manager “FuturEnzyme”)

Has a Degree in Biology from the University of Salamanca (2008). She has a Master’s degree in Microbiology from the Autonomous University of Madrid, UAM (2009), and a PhD in Biology from the same university (2016).

Laura Fernandez-Lopez (Pre-doc)

Has a Grade in Biochemistry by the Complutense University of Madrid (2013-2017). Her research career started investigating in short stays at the Institute of Catalysis, CSIC working in the immobilization, stabilization and reactivation of enzymes.

David Almendral

Holds a degree in Biology, specialising in Clinical and Health Biology from the University of Alcalá de Henares (Spain). His research activity began with an internship at the Center for Biological Research (CIB-CSIC).

Paula Vidal (Pre-doc)

Has a degree in Biochemistry from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) in 2018 and has recently (July 2021) completed the Master in Biotechnology at the Autonomous University of Madrid for the academic year 2021/2022.

Prof. Manuel Ferrer (Coordinator)

M. Ferrer graduated in Chemical Sciences by the University of Granada in 1994. In the same year, he began his scientific career at the Institute of Catalysis that belong to CSIC (CSIC-ICP), obtaining his PhD in 1999. In January 2001 he started a postdoctoral stay at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Germany, after which he returned in October 2003 to the CSIC-ICP with a Ramón y Cajal fellowship. In June 2006 he was appointed Científico Titular.

Dr. Patricia Molina (Project Manager “FuturEnzyme”)

Has a Degree in Biology from the University of Salamanca (2008). She has a Master’s degree in Microbiology from the Autonomous University of Madrid, UAM (2009), and a PhD in Biology from the same university (2016).

Dr. Cristina Coscolín (Post-doc)

Graduated in Biology from the University of Alcalá in June 2013. During the course of her degree she did an external internship at the Center for Biological Research (CIB-CSIC) within the Biotechnology for Lignocellulosic Biomass group,

Laura Fernandez-Lopez

Has a Grade in Biochemistry by the Complutense University of Madrid (2013-2017). Her research career started investigating in short stays at the Institute of Catalysis, CSIC working in the immobilization, stabilization and reactivation of enzymes

David Almendral

Holds a degree in Biology, specialising in Clinical and Health Biology from the University of Alcalá de Henares (Spain). His research activity began with an internship at the Center for Biological Research (CIB-CSIC).

Paula Vidal (Pre-doc)

Has a degree in Biochemistry from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) in 2018 and has recently (July 2021) completed the Master in Biotechnology at the Autonomous University of Madrid for the academic year 2021/2022.

Past Group Members

Pre and post-docs
  1. Iraj Ghazi: 1/8/2007 – 7/11/2007
  2. Ana Beloqui Elizazu: 1/4/2009 – 31/8/2010
  3. Nieves López Cortés:  1/3/2005 – 31/10/2005; 31/3/2008 – 31/1/2010
  4. Yamal Al-Rhamahi: 29/5/2007 – 31/5/2010
  5. Lucía Fernández Arrojo: 01/06/2007 – 31/07/2009; 01/10/2009 – 30/06/2011
  6. María Eugenia Guazzaroni: 01/01/2009 – 17/10/2010
  7. José María Vieites:  1/8/2007 – 28/2/2010
  8. Azam Ghazi: 17/7/2009 – 31/12/2010
  9. Julia Navarro: 1/4/2011– 30/9/2012
  10. María Alcaide: 04/10/2010 – 31/12/2014
  11. Álvaro Lafraya Aguado: 01/07/2010 – 31/10/2013
  12. Mercedes Verónica del Pozo Cevallo: 01/10/2010 – 31/12/2014
  13. Jesús Tornes Mota: 11/01/2012 – 10/09/2013
  14. Rafael María Bargiela Bargiela: 01/01/2011 – 31/07/2017
  15. José Navarro Fernández: 01/11/2015 – 16/04/2017
  16. Mónica Martínez Martínez: 01/09/2011 – 31/03/2019
  17. Celia Méndez García: 10/01/2018 – 07/02/2018
  18. Sandra Alonso Rubido: 01/01/2018 – 01/02/2020
  19. Sergio Sánchez Carillo: 16/11/2018 – 01/05/2020
  20. Cristina Coscolín: 01/12/2015 – 31/08/2023
Students and researchers in short-terme stays
  1. Esther Sevillano: 01/07/2006 – 30/09/2006
  2. Rodrigo Gonzalo Torres: 01/10/2007 – 30/11/2007
  3. Keylor Rojas: 7-11/07/2008.
  4. Florian-Alexander Birkman 22/10/2012 – 17/11/2012
  5. Ester Hernández Manso: 01/01/2013 – 5/07/2013
  6. Arancha Hevia: 22/09/2013 – 22/11/2013
  7. Natalia Bourguignon: 06/11/2015 – 31/12/2015
  8. Sergio Morales Palomo: 01/01/2016 – 08/09/2016
  9. Dafne Bisceglie: 01/07/2016 – 30/09/2016
  10. Silvia Caminero Huertas: 01/01/2016 – 01/02/2017
  11. Natalia Molinero: 12/04/2017 – 12/07/2017
  12. Helena Marrero Martínez: 01/02/2018 –19/06/2018
  13. Marwa Jabberi: 12/09/2019 – 14/12/2018
  14. Marianne Goris: 11/03/2019 – 28/03/2019