Professor at the University of Concepción
Dr. González-Rocha has a degree in Biology from the University of Concepción, where he later completed a Master’s degree in Microbiology and a PhD in Biological Sciences in the area of Cellular and Molecular Biology.
He carried out research stays at the University of Dundee and Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gerardo is a professor and Postgraduate Director of the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Concepción, where he is also Director of the Laboratory of Research on Antibacterial Agents (LIAA).
Dr. González is a national reference in bacterial resistance research, particularly in areas related to the study of Gram-negative bacteria such as Acinetobacterbaumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and enterobacteria.
It is worth mentioning that more than 50 young scientists have passed through LIAA to carry out their Master’s or PhD theses under the supervision of Dr. González-Rocha or of recognized members of his team.
Gerardo has been the principal investigator of multiple research projects, including calls by FONDECYT, FONDEF, INNOVA and INACH, and has published more than 80 articles in mainstream journals.