Short CV/Education and training

  • 1985
    University access (Madrid, Spain)

  • 1985 – 1990
    Biology study (University of Granada, Spain)

  • 1990 – 1992
    "Master of Science" – in Soil Microbiology with Prof. Dr. R. Azcon und Dr. T. Baca (Estación Experimental del Zaidin (CSIC), Granada, Spain). Title: "Evaluation of chemical and biological parameters determining the degree of transformation of an organic compost incubated with lingo-cellulolytic microorganisms"

  • 1992 – 1996
    Doctoral studies with Prof. Dr. J.M. Barea (Estación Experimental del Zaidin (CSIC), Granada, Spain). Title: "Microbial biodiversity exploration in a desertified Mediterranean ecosystem towards a revegetation strategy"

  • 1997 – 2000
    Postdoctoral stage at the Max Planck Institute for terrestrial microbiology, Marburg, Germany

  • 2000 – 2005
    Group leader at the Botanical Institute of the University of Tübingen, Germany

  • 2005 – 2008
    Heisenberg fellow at the Institute of Applied Biosciences, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

  • Since 2008
    Heisenberg-Professor at the Botanical Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Selected publications

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Mother of two children (2003, 2006)


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