Lucía Monteoliva Díaz, PhD
Prof. Lucía Monteoliva Díaz is Associate Professor of Microbiology at the Faculty of Pharmacy in the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. Her current teaching areas are Microbiology and Proteomics, being involved in some Proteomics courses at Universities in different countries. As a holder of the Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, she received her PhD in Microbiology in 1997. She gained further expertise in Molecular Biology and Proteomics during her postdoctoral training and her stay as invited researcher at the Proteomics Facility of the National Center for Biotechnology (CSIC). She has been also involved in the organization of several Conferences on Microbiology and Proteomics, as HUPO 2104 in Madrid. She was a member of the SEProt Management Committee and the EUPA Education Commite. Her research interests are focused on fungal infections, exploiting proteomics technologies to gain insight into the host-fungal interaction and to develop new approaches for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections. Currently, she is also involved in metaproteomics analysis of gut microbiome.