Manuel Canovas is a Full Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology (University of Murcia, Spain). He received a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain, in 1985, and a Ph.D. degree in biochemical engineering from the University of Swansea, Wales, UK, in 1986. He was a Lecturer at the University of Murcia, Spain, and an Invited Lecturer, University of Bath, UK, from 1986 to 1988, and a Reader at the University of Murcia, Spain, from 1989 to 2003. Since 2003, he has been a Habilitation Professor at the University of Murcia, Spain. His current research includes the study of anaerobic metabolism of Enterobacteriaceae such as E. coli and Proteus mirabilis, identification and characterization of genes involved in the carnitine metabolism and their connection with central metabolism expression, and system biology of E. coli and S. cerevisiae. He is a Member of the Sociedad Española de Bioquímica (SEBBM), Sociedad Española de Biotecnología (SEBIOT), European Membrane Society (EMS), and European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB), a Board Member of ESBES (EFB), and the President of the Spanish Systems Biology Network (REBS). He is a Reviewer of Archives of Microbiology, Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Applied Microbiology, Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnolology, Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, and Metabolic Engineering and Process Biochemistry.
Biography Updated on 3 June 2010