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Laura Alonso-Sáez Senior Researcher AZTI - Marine Ecosystems FunctioningMolecular Ecology and Biotechnology. Website: Publications Tel: +34 634 20 57 41 Direction:Txatxarramendi ugartea z/g Sukarrieta Bizkaia 48395 Spain Latitude: 43.394855Longitude: -2.696523

PhD in Marine Sciences (2006), with specialization in Marine Microbial Ecology. My main research lines are the study of the diversity of marine microorganisms and their role in ecosystem functioning. Author of 38 publications in international peer-reviewed journals (receiving 1182 citations, h-index:18) mainly in the categories of Microbiology, Ecology, and Freshwater and Marine Biology. Expertise in a wide array of methodologies in Environmental Microbiology such as metabolic activity measurements, single-cell analysis, and molecular tools including high-throughput ?Omics? approaches. International experience in different European research groups including stays in Uppsala University (Sweden, Marie Curie IEF), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg (Germany) and University of Leicester (UK, BES Research Grant). I am Review Editor in Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology and referee in international journals and project evaluation agencies.