Maria Perez-Fernandez is a Biologist and is currently working as an Associate Professor in plant ecology at the Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain. She received her Ph.D. degree in biology from the University of Seville, Seville, Spain, dealing with seed ecology. In 1993, she worked as an STOA Fellow at the European Parliament in Luxembourg, assisting MP in environmental issues. She has research experiences in Australia, South Africa, and Argentina. Between 2007 and 2011, Perez-Fernandez has led environmental policies and development at the Government of Extremadura. Her current research focuses are on the interactions between legume and Rhizobium, land rehabilitation, environmental impact, and nutrient cycle. She has broad experience in teaching several areas of ecology.
Biography Updated on 13 November 2013