European Biotechnology Congress 2017 will be held under auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Madam Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.
Confirmed Speakers - Eurobiotech Congress 2017

Confirmed Speakers

Andrés Izquierdo Romero

Summary:
Andrés Ricardo Izquierdo Romero was born in 1983, in Quito (Ecuador), Biotechnology professional qualified by studies in engineering and environmental sciences. Years of teaching and academic research experience. Specialties: Environmental monitoring, analysis and remediation, ecotoxicology, molecular biology techniques and soil microbiology.

Position:
Associate Professor of Microbiology II and Environmental Impact Assessment, Department of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador

arizquierdo@espe.edu.ec  

Mobile phone: + 593984964931, Phone: + 593222290887

Education:
2007: Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Engineering, Escuela Politécnica del Ejército, Sangolqui, Ecuador.
2010: Master of Science in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, University of Basque Country. Bilbao, Spain.
2013: Master of Science in Advanced Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Barcelona, Spain
2014: Ph.D in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Barcelona, Spain

Experience:
2014-to date: Associate Professor of Microbiology II and Environmental Impact Assessment, Department of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador
2015-2016: Professor of Management of Hazardous Waste, Master of Environmental Management Systems,   Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE,  Graduate Management Unit, Ecuador.                
2014: Professor of Environmental Management at the School of Military Sciences, Third Military Year, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Escuela Superior Militar Eloy Alfaro, Ecuador.
2014: Professor of  Environmental Biotechnology, Biorremediation, Biosegurity in Faculty of Engineering and Agricultural Sciences (FICA),  Universidad de las Américas UDLA, Ecuador  
2012-2013: Ph.D Student Visitor, Université Blaise Pascal, Laboratoire Microorganismes: Génome et Environnement , Clermont-Ferrand, France              
2008: Professor of Molecular Biology, Escuela Politécnica del Ejercito, Sangolqui, Ecuador.

Awards:
Scholarship Award recipient. Army Polytechnic School. 2002 - 2006
Secretariat of Science and Technology Fellowship recipient. 2009-2013

Research Interests:

  • Molecular biology techniques and soil microbiology
  • Isolation and identification of extremophiles
  • Bioremediation of hydrocarbons and toxic heavy metals
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Nanotechnology
 
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