Department of Microbiology


José M. González

Associate Professor


Address: Department of Microbiology

University of La Laguna

ES-38200 La Laguna


Phone: 34 922 318515

Email: jmglezh (at)


PhD in Microbiology, Dept. of Microbiology, Univ. of Georgia, 1992-1996

Post-doctoral fellow, Dept. of Marine Sciences, Univ. of Georgia, 1996-2000

Research Area: Microbial Ecology

Teaching (Univ. of La Laguna, Univ. of Georgia): Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Bioinformatics

Description of research: Major objectives include microbial diversity, community structure and biogeochemical processes, and linking microbial taxa to critical ecosystem processes. Projects involve marine microbial genomics, ecology and physiology of marine bacteria, their role in the sulfur cycle, rhodopsin, metagenomes.

Study sites: Blanes Bay Microbial Observatory, Circumnavigation Expedition Malaspina 2010

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