MedVet Pathogens,October 8 - 11, 2018 Prato, Italy

Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn

Prof. Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, DVM, PhD is Head of the Antimicrobial Resistance Unit at the Complutense University in Madrid, and Adjunct Professor of Biotechnology at the University for Development Studies in Ghana. He gained his DVM in 1996 studying in Spain and Germany and his european PhD in 2001 under the supervision of Prof. Vazquez-Boland. After his Postdoc at the Pasteur Institute in Paris he received a Ramon y Cajal tenure-track contract from the Spanish Ministry of Science to return to Spain. In 2011 he was awarded the National Microbiology Award, from the Spanish Society for Microbiology Currently he leads a group of 15 young researchers working on molecular microbiology and the ecology of antimicrobial resistance in Madrid. His research interests focus on the role the ecology of antimicrobial resistance, including humans, animals, food and the environment, focusing his research on genomics from a One Health perspective. He is the President of the Molecular Microbiology Group of the Spanish Society for Microbiology. He is part of numerous Committees on Antimicrobial Resistance at National and International Institutions.