• Dr. Victor Manuel González Miguel

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Centre de Recerca en Agrigenòmica (CRAG), Consorci CSIC-IRTA-UAB

Graduation in Chemistry (1993, Universitat de Barcelona).
PhD in Biochemistry (Universitat de Barcelona, 2002).
Doctoral thesis entitled “Plant Isoprenoid Biosynthesis Regulation.
Study of the molecular control of the pathway at the HMGR enzyme level”.
Postdoctoral position at the Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, CID-CSIC working in rice and melon genomics projects from 2002. Graduation in Philosophy (1999, Universitat de Barcelona) and Mathematics (2007, Universitat de Barcelona).


Advanced metabolic and genetic engineering (4 ECTS).


Scientific background: plant molecular biology and metabolic engineering through plant transgenic production. Current research area: plant genomics, construction of physical maps, genome sequencing and annotation, synteny comparisons, involvement in the current Spanish melon genome sequencing project.


González, V. M., Aventín, N., Centeno, E., Puigdomènech, P.
High presence/absence gene variability in defense-related gene clusters of Cucumis melo. BMC Genomics 14: 782 (2013).
González, V. M., Aventín, N., Centeno, E., Puigdomènech, P.
Interspecific and intraspecific gene variability in a 1-Mb region containing the highest density of NBS-LRR genes found in the melon genome. BMC Genomics 15:1131 (2014).
González, V.M., Müller, S., Baulcombe, D., Puigdomènech, P.
Evolution of NBS-LRR Gene Copies among Dicot Plant and its Regulation by Members of the miR482/2118 Superfamily of MiRNAs. Molecular Plant 8: 329-331 (2015).