I am an evolutionary biologist that tries to explore the role of the bacterial community on the life history traits of birds. My scientific career has taken me down different paths, from the field and the microbiology lab to high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics.

News

2024/01

Ramón y Cajal 2022

Award of Ramón y Cajal 2022 research grants

2024/01/08

NEW ARTICLE AT Elsevier

Winged resistance: Storks and gulls increase carriage of antibiotic resistance by shifting from paddy fields to landfills

2023

NEW ARTICLE AT Teso-Pérez et al. BMC Genomics

Circular and L50-like leaderless enterocins share a common ABC-transporter immunity gene

2023/06/21

NEW ARTICLE AT FOOD

Lactiplantibacillus paraplantarum BPF2 and Pediococcus acidilactici ST6, Two Bacteriocinogenic Isolated Strains from Andalusian Spontaneous Fermented Sausages
2023/05/25

SMALL WORD INICIATIVE

For the second consecutive year, the Micromundo program joins the UGR and Granada High Schools in the search for new antibiotics.

2023/05/25

NEW ARTICLE AT Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Fledgling discrimination in the hoopoe, a potential host species of the great spotted cuckoo.

2023/03/23

NEW ARTICLE AT PLANTS

Seed size, not dispersal syndrome, determines potential for spread of ricefield weeds by gulls.

2023/01/06

NEW ARTICLE AT Antibiotics

Allium-derived compound propyl propane thiosulfonate (PTSO) reduces Vibrio populations and increases body weight of European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) juveniles.

2022/10/20

NEW PROJECT

PAIDI 2021: Changes in migratory behaviour in European swallows (Hirundinidae) in a Climate Change scenario (Referencia P21 PROYEXCEL_00773).

2022/07/17

New article at ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

Beneficial shifts in the gut bacterial community of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) juveniles supplemented with allium-derived compound propyl propane thiosulfonate (PTSO)”

2022/05/04

New article at ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

Provisioning challenge: self-consumption versus nestling
provisioning, an experimental study.

2022/06/24

SMALL WORD INICIATIVE

Micromundo Granada is launched! This project carry out the multiressitance problema to the general public.

2021/06/30

new article at MICROORGANISMS

Enterocin cross-resistance mediated by ABC transport systems.

2021/04/01

new article at SCIENCE OF TOTAL ENVIRONMENT

Faecal microbiota and antibiotic resistance genes in migratory waterbirds with contrasting habitat use.

2021/04/06

new article at Proceedings B

Cosmetic colouration of cross-fostered eggs affects paternal investment in the Hoopoe Upupa epops.

2021/03/01

NEW ARTICLE AT ANTIBIOTICS

Allium extract implements weaned piglet’s productive
parameters by modulating distal gut microbiota

2021/02/09

NEW ARTICLE AT ANIMALS

Allium-based phytobiotic enhances egg production in laying hens through microbial composition changes in ileum and cecum

2021/01/15

NEW ARTICLE AT JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY

Blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus males increase their reproductive effort when subject to a flea experimental manipulation

2020/09/23

NEW ARTICLE AT Biology

Autoclaving nest-material remains influences the probability of ectoparasitism of nestling hoopoes (Upupa epops)

2020/07/17

NEW ARTICLE AT ISME

The gut microbiota of brood parasite and host nestlings reared within the same environment: disentangling genetic and environmental effects

2020/07/24

Award “Universidad de Granada ‐ Caja Rural" to the best scientific paper in research in Experimental Science, 2016 - 2017

I received this award in the research area of Experimental Science thanks to my participation in “A comunal catalogue reveals Earth’s musticale microbia. Nature, 551, 7681, 457. 2017″.