Noemi HerreroR&D Manager at Grupo Agrotecnología, Spain
Dr. Noemi Herrero is the R&D Manager of Grupo Agrotecnología. She studied Biology at the University of Salamanca (Spain) where she also received her PhD in Microbiology and Genetics. She did predoctoral stays at the Imperial College of London and worked as a postdoc at prestigious research institutions, such as the Fondazione Edmund Mach in Italy and the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Noemi has focused most of her research on the study of beneficial microorganisms with potential in agricultural systems. Specifically, she dedicated many of her studies to the discovery of new viruses from endophytic and entomopathogenic fungi, and to the study of some of the effects these mycoviruses produce on their fungal hosts.
During her time in academia, she has authored and co-authored 15 peer-reviewed articles and three book chapters, and presented 18 communications at scientific congresses.