Dr Alejandro Rodriguez Navarro is a PhD in Physics, and a Full Professor of Crystallography and Mineralogy, in Departamento de Mineralogia y Petrologia, at the Universidad de Granada, in Spain.
Here are his previous positions:
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Penn State University, The University of Georgia, USA) 1998-2002.
Posdoctoral Fellow, Universidad de Granada, 2003-2007
Associate Professor, Universidad de Granada, 2008- 2019
His research interests are biomineralization or how organisms control mineralization processes to form calcified tissues (bones, mollusk shells and eggshells). In particular, Dr Alejandro Rodriguez Navarro studies how different genetic, nutritional and environmental factors (water chemistry, pollution, climate change) affect the mineralization of calcified tissues, mainly in birds and mollusks.
He has published over 150 scientific publications. He participated to the Fulbright Scholar program.