O. Mario Aguilar

University of La Plata, Argentina

O. Mario Aguilar obtained his B.S. degree and his Ph.D. degree, under the direction of Professor Gabriel Favelukes, from the Faculty of Exact Sciences in La Plata. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Sussex (UK), University of Bielefeld (Germany), and Cornell University (USA). In 1986, he returned to Argentina and joined CONICET as a researcher. He has directed 8 Ph.D. theses and he is responsible for several research projects funded by national and foreign institutions. He serves as the Head Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Exact Sciences, and, since 2005, he has been the Director of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Institute. He has organized several international postgraduate courses on plant-microorganism interaction and on metagenomics. He has been a Member of CONICET, CIC-BA, and ANPCyT Advisory Committees. He organized the CongressPhaseomicsIV, Genomics and Bean Biotechnology in Salta, November 30 to December 3, 2005.

Biography Updated on 23 February 2012

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