Martha GomezBioProducts Department Manager at AGROSAVIA, Colombia
Dr. Martha Gomez is BioProducts Department Manager with AGROSAVIA.
Martha has her PhD in Biochemistry and Pharmacy, and her Masters in Liposome Formulation. She has over 20 years of experience in design, development, scaling and registration of livestock and agricultural bioproducts. From 2001 to 2007 she was with Newbiotechnic, Sevilla, Spain as Manager of Production of biological control agents. Since 2008 she has worked in the Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research (AGROSAVIA), a government-owned R&D&I institution.
Martha has worked and developed research projects on issues related to production processes using solid and liquid fermentation, design of solid and liquid formulations (powders, granules, suspensions, emulsions, microencapsulated), scaling of manufacturing processes and registration of bioproducts (biopesticides, biofertilizers and probiotics). She has experience in production and formulation of anaerobic bacteria (Streptococcus bovis, Ruminococcus flavefaciens), aerobic bacteria (Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Bacillus), fungi (Trichoderma, Beauveria, Metarhizium, Nomuraea, Lecanicillium) and entomopathogenic viruses.