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The Biodeterioration, Biodegradation and Bioremediation Specialized Group was created in 1989 within the framework of the Spanish Society of Microbiology. Our Group began by focusing on the area of ​​Biodeterioration, and included different Spanish research groups dedicated to this matter, but advances in the study of the interactions between microorganisms and materials, made the Group's research lines grow and expand, which It was renamed the Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Group, and later, in 2001, the Biodeterioration, Biodegradation and Bioremediation Group. The BBB Group currently includes research on:

  • processes of Biodeterioro of materials that constitute the Cultural Heritage, both at the diagnostic level, as well as treatments for their elimination, prevention and control;
  • application of microorganisms to Biodegradation of materials in order to reduce the volume of pollutants, obtain products of economic interest or less harmful
  • recovery of contaminated aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems through processes of Bioremediation, analyzing the microbial communities involved and paying attention to possible biomarkers.

The board of directors of the group of Biodeterioration, Biodegradation and Bioremediation It is made up of a President, a Vice President, a Secretary-Treasurer and three members.

Ana garcia
Ana M. García Ruíz
University Professor. Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineers.
Vice president
Concepción Calvo Sainz
Professor in Microbiology. University of Granada
Secretary and treasurer
Elisabet Aranda Ballesteros
University Professor. University of Granada
Constantino Ruibal
Constantino Ruibal Villasenor
Researcher hired. Complutense University of Madrid
Natalia Gonzalez Benitez
Titular teacher. King Juan Carlos University. Madrid.
Marc Viñas Canals
Investigador Programa de Sostenibilidad en Biosistemas. IRTA (Instituto de investigación y tecnología agroalimentarias)

Members of the Biodeterioration, Biodegradation and Bioremediation group.

Surnames Name Membership
Abrusci Bernal Conception Autonomous University of Madrid
Alonso Molina Jose Luis University Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering. Polytechnic University of Valencia
Aranda Ballesteros placeholder image Elisabet University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Arosemena Angulo Leonardo Autonomous University of Barcelona
Ascaso Ciria Carmen National Museum of Natural Sciences. CSIC
Baptist Santa Cruz Luis Fernando Rey Juan Carlos University
Bonet Garcia Neus Isabel University of Barcelona
Bosch Roig Pilar Polytechnic University of Valencia
Bosch Zaragoza Rafael University of the Balearic Islands
Busts Caparrós Esteban University of the Balearic Islands
Bald sainz Conception University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Calvo Torras Angels Autonomous University of Barcelona
Galician Camera Beatriz National Center for Biotechnology. CSIC
Canet Miralles Love Alcoy Textile Technological Institute (AITEX)
Castillo López My Angels Polytechnic University of Valencia
Catalina Lapuente Fernando Institute of Polymer Science and Technology. CSIC
by Celis Rodríguez Miguel Complutense University of Madrid
Dominguez Ruiz Gabriela University of Alcalá
Duke Gonzalez Javier Complutense University of Madrid
Star Gonzalez Mª José University of Almeria
Falcon Sanabria Miguel A. University of La Laguna
Fernández Monistrol Immaculate University of Alcalá
Garcia Ruiz Ana M. Polytechnic University of Madrid
Gibello Prieto Alicia Complutense University of Madrid
González Benitez Natalia Rey Juan Carlos University
Gonzalez Muñoz Mª Teresa University of Granada
Grifoll ruiz Magdalena University of Barcelona
Ivanov Nikolay University of Valencia
Jimenez Volkerink Sara Nienke University of Barcelona
Jroundi Fadwa University of Granada
Juarez Jimenez Belen University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Laborda Rodriguez Fernando University of Alcalá
Lerma Moliz Mary of the Rosary University of Almeria
Letek Polberg Michal University of Leon
Lopez Caballero Mª Elvira Cold Institute. CSIC
López-Castellanos García Joaquin Polytechnic University of Cartagena
Manzanera Ruiz Maximino University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Marin Collado Celia University of Valencia
Martinez Ferrer Angel T. Margarita Salas Biological Research Center. CSIC
Martinez Gallardo Mary Rose University of Almeria
Martinez Moreno Marcos Felipe University of Granada
Merron Mohamed Larbi University of Granada
Millach Carrobé Laia Autonomous University of Barcelona
Montero Ortego Felipe
Montes Estelles Rosa MOM polytechnic university of Valencia
Moreno Gomez Diego Alejandro Castilla-La Mancha university
Chavez Hill Ana Autonomous University of Madrid
Newman Portela Antonio Martin University of Granada
Nunez Hernandez Andrés Polytechnic University of Madrid
Ortiz Martinez Luisa University of Alcalá
Stony Perez Ana Maria University of Alcalá
Perestelo Rodriguez Fernando University of La Laguna
Perez Nieto Mª Teresa University of Vigo
Diaz Square Joaquin
Llorente Square Benjamín Environmental Engineering S.L.
Well Llorente Clementina University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Prieto Fernandez Mary Angels Institute of Agrobiological Research of Galicia. CSIC
Purswani Jessica University Institute for Water Research. University of Granada
Ramos Martin Juan Luis Zaidín Experimental Station. CSIC
Ribas Soler Ferran Aigües de Barcelona, ​​S.A.
Rios Murillo Assumption of the Center for Environmental Sciences. CSIC
Rivalta Gasco Victor Manuel Polytechnic University of Madrid
Robledo Mahón Tatiana Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS)
Rodriguez Jerez Jose Juan
veterinary school
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Rodriguez Martin Samuel University of La Laguna
Ruibal Villasenor Constantino Complutense University of Madrid
Ruiz Arahal David University of Valencia
Salinas Nieto Jesus University of Almeria
San Jose Moreno Mª Carmen
Saint Second Cub Paula Autonomous University of Madrid
Sanchez Leon Enrique Autonomous University of Madrid
Sánchez Martínez Olga Autonomous University of Barcelona
Sanchez Parra Beatriz University of Graz
Silva Castro Gloria Andrea Zaidín Experimental Station. CSIC
Solé Cornellá Antonio Autonomous University of Barcelona
River Solera Rosario Cadiz University
Toribio Gallardo Ana Josefa University of Almeria
Urizal Comas Martha Thor Specialties S.A., Spain
Van Dillewijn Pieter Zaidín Experimental Station. CSIC
Vila Portela Xavier Girona University
Villagrasa Ramírez Eduard Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Ana M. García Ruíz
President of the BBB group

Concepción Calvo Sainz
Secretary and Treasurer of the BBB group

Elisabet aranda
BBB Group WebMaster

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