Sandra Martínez Puchol

Biografia i/o tasques: 

Biologist by the University of Barcelona and PhD student (FPI). Her work is focused on the sensitive detection of foodborne viruses using directed amplification and next generation sequencing. Also in the evaluation of the transmission and pathology of excreted DNA viruses.


New METAgenomics and molecular based tools for european scale identification and control of emergent microbial contaminants in irrigation WATER.

Irrigation water may be the source of microbiological contamination of fresh vegetables and has been associated to important food-borne epidemics of gastroenteritis, acute hepatitis and other important diseases.