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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 25 international and 19 national scientific articles, 34 posters and 38 oral presentations in national and international conferences. He also belongs to the "Health Surveillance" research group.

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).

On the other hand, since 2021 she has been Professor of the Department of Animal Health of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, where she teaches the subjects of Microbiology and Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Preventive Medicine, Health Policy, Zoonoses and Public Health. He has supervised two doctoral theses. In addition, he has given talks at training courses in the Community of Madrid, universities, etc. She has directed a multitude of final degree (TFGs) and master`s final (TFMs) research projects and has been a student tutor of training cycles and external internships.

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publiDB
Science Publication Indicators
ISI Publications
Total
27
Last 12 mo.
1
Last 60 mo.
10
In Press
1
Citations
Impact Factor av.
2.519
I.F. last 12 mo.
4.300
I.F. last 60 mo.
3.600
Mode quartile
Q1

h-index

11


Categories
Total Quartile
Veterinary Sciences 15 1
Microbiology 6 2
Biotechnology & applied microbiology 4 3
Parasitology 3 2
Infectious Diseases 2 1



Outreach Publication Indicators
Publications
Total
18
Last 12 mo.
0
Last 60 mo.
4
Communications
Total
110
Last 12 mo.
9
Last 60 mo.
37