Since 2005 CM is professor of Microbiology at the Faculty of Medicine at University of Zaragoza and member of the Steering Committee of Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI), with more than 30 years of experience in mycobacterial genetics. He and his team aim to develop novel tuberculosis vaccines and vaccination strategies to improve protection against pulmonary TB. He currently works in collaborative tuberculosis research projects together with research groups of Europe and Latin America. Dr. Martin came to the University of Zaragoza from Pasteur Institute in Paris, where he worked as permanent researcher. Dr. Martins 's research has been continuously funded by National and European Union Research Programs in tuberculosis research since 1992 Carlos Martin belong to CIBERES, a research network on respiratory diseases of the Spanish Ministry of Health (Instituto de Salud Carlos III).