Jose J Pueyo
Institute of Agricultural Sciences - CSIC, Spain
Jose J Pueyo is a Full Professor and Research Group Leader at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid, Spain. His scientific interests include the biotechnological improvement of legume crops and the study of beneficial plant-microbe interactions under environmental constraints. After obtaining his PhD, he worked as a Research Assistant at University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland, as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, San Diego, and at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA as a Research Associate. He then joined the Centre for Environmental Sciences, CSIC, where he was later appointed Director. He has been a Member of CSIC Committee on Agricultural Sciences, Vice-Chair of CYTED (Latin-American Programme on Cooperation in Science and Technology) Committee on Sustainable Development and Chair of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Committee on Food and Agriculture. He also works as a Scientific Advisor for the State Research Agency, where he manages several agri-food ERA-Nets.