Research topics

1. Plant Protection: plant stress, pest control

1.1. Mode of action of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins against different pest insects.

1.2. Natural defense mechanisms of plants against attack by pathogens and insects.

1.3. Early detection of stress in plants of agronomic interest, using biotic and abiotic stress biomarkers.

1.4. Impact of the gut microbiome of insects on the adaptation of plants to climate change

2. Characterization of the therapeutic activity of peptides derived from insects

2.1 Antimicrobial activity against human pathogens (Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans).

2.2. Therapeutic potential as anticancer agents, through combined action with chemotherapeutic drugs for the treatment of triple negative breast cancer (TNTC).

Group Members

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