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Nerea García Benzaquén

Unit Chief


Neglected and Emerging Diseases Unit


Qualifications:

PhD in Veterinary Sciences

Diploma de Estudios Avanzados

Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)


Contact

Neglected and Emerging Diseases Unit
VISAVET, Health Surveillance Centre
Universidad Complutense
Av. Puerta de Hierro s/n. 28040 Madrid. Spain

e-mail Nerea García Benzaquén



Telephone: (+34) 91 394 4096

Fax: (+34) 91 394 3795


Biography

Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (1995-2001) and PhD in Veterinary Medicine from the same University with the thesis entitled "Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Pasteurella multocida strains isolated from swine" (2009).

Currently she is the Head of the Neglected and Emerging Zoonoses Service of the VISAVET center (UCM), focused mainly on epidemiological surveillance and monitoring of emerging and / or neglected pathogens in different host species and vectors.

She has extensive experience in the laboratory (mainly microbiological diagnosis and characterization), work in the of biosafety level 3, field experience with different animal species, development of epidemiological surveillance programs, report elaboration, etc. She has participated in many research projects (17) and in contracts with companies and administrations (64). The research activity has been reflected in the participation in 20 international and 19 national scientific articles, 34 posters and 37 oral presentations in national and international conferences.

In addition, she has been a beneficiary of two scholarships for stays abroad: predoctoral in Faculty of Veterinary and Zootechnics of the Autonomous University of Mexico and postdoctoral (program Jose Castillejo of the Ministry of Education) in the Center for the Control and Prevention of Diseases (CDC) of Atlanta (USA).

She participates since 2002 in the practical teaching of the subjects of Microbiology and Immunology. In addition, she has given talks in training courses of the Community of Madrid, universities, etc. She has directed final degree and masters projects and she has been tutor of training cycle’s students. Currently she directs two theses. Since 2016, she has been accredited to participate in the access for a contracted University professor position.

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publiDB
Science Publication Indicators
ISI Publications
Total
20
Last 12 mo.
4
Last 60 mo.
8
In Press
-
Citations
Impact Factor av.
2.057
I.F. last 12 mo.
2.829
I.F. last 60 mo.
1.791
Mode quartile
1

h-index

9


Categories
Total Quartile
Veterinary Sciences 11 1
Microbiology 4 2
Parasitology 3 2
Biotechnology & applied microbiology 2 3
Medicine, Research & Experimental 2 3


Internationalisation
Total
20 %
Last 12 mo.
-
Last 60 mo.
-
In Press
-
Total
22.22 %
Last 12 mo.
-
Last 60 mo.
-
In Press
-



Outreach Publication Indicators
Publications
Total
14
Last 12 mo.
0
Last 60 mo.
8
Communications
Total
77
Last 12 mo.
5
Last 60 mo.
39