Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas
Javier Correa Alvarez was born in Medellín – Colombia. His formation and researchers have been related with understanding of the molecular genetics of fungus – plant interactions on different plant crops. He began his studies with a bachelor degree in biology sciences at University of Antioquia. Then, he did a master degree in science at the same university and recently finished his PhD in Genetic and Molecular Biology at the State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Sao Paulo - Brazil. During his carrier has published research articles and chapter book, won the 2009 national award in phytopathology, is advisor of graduate and undergraduate students and principal researcher in genomics projects. Javier’s areas of expertise include bioinformatics, genomics, molecular genetics in microorganism and phytopathology. He speaks Portuguese and English and has lectures in undergraduate courses in Microbiology and Molecular Biology for the biology program and courses of bioinformatics for graduate program.
Ciencias Biológicas y Bioprocesos (CIBIOP).