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1. Visitors
2016

Dongliang Xiong, Huazhong Agricultural University
Yali Zhang, Shizehi University
Batnini Marwa, Universitè des Sciences de Tunez
Guillermo Toro, Universidad de Chile
Lucia Latorre, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Javier Galdón Armero, John Innes Centre, Reino Unido.
Matej Roth, Mendel University Brno
Humber Alberto, Universidad Católica de Bolivia
Genara Mamani, Universidad Católica de Bolivia
Dr. Leopoldo García Sancho. Profesor en la Facultad de Farmacia- Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Tema; Seminario de líquenes en la Antártida
Jennifer Mesa Marin. Universidad de Sevilla
Leticia Andrea Poblete. Universidad de Concepción de Chile
Marco Cinelli, Università degli studi di Perugia
Theo Gerardin, University of Lorraine


2015

Mustapha Gorai. Postdoctoral Research Fellow (de diciembre de 2014 a mayo 2015). Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology Ecology Higher Institute of Applied Biology of Medenine, Tunisia.
Riccardo Sartoni, Bolonga, Italia

Dr.Munqez SHTAYA, PhD in Plant Breeding (por la Universidad de Córdoba)

Department of Plant Production and Protection

Faculty of Agriculture and Vet. Med.

An-Najah National University (Palestina) 

Dr. Chandra Bellasio.Post doctoral research associate, The University of Sheffield. 

Dr. Sigfredo Fuentes- University of Melbourne 
Theo Gerardin . PhD Student. University of Lorraine (Francia) 
Patricia Saez (Chile) Universidad de Concepción

Ben Hassine Mortadha. Degree PhD Student. Ecole Normale Supérieure de Tunis

Claudia Arely Sanchez Castro. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
Carolina Sanhueza. Postdoctoral. Universidad de Concepción de Chile

 2014

Riccardo Sartoni, Università di Bolonga
, Italia
 
Jiye Rhee. Postdoctoral Position. University of South Boheme Czech Republic

2013

Dr. Jorge Pérez Peña, Associate Professor, EEA INTA Mendoza, (Argentina),  may and june 2013.
Dr. Jorge Prieto, Invited teacher, EEA INTA Mendoza, (Argentina), may and june 2013.
Dra. Carolina Hernández Fuentes, Biologist, Univ. Concepción
Chile, september and october 2013.



2012

Xurxo Gago, Invited Teacher , Universidad de Vigo (Spain). September 2011.

-Hernán Marino Cabrera, Invited Teachert, Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (Chile). Agost de 2011-2012.

-Dr. Rafael Coopman, Invited Teacher  Silvicultura, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia – Chile. April-June 2012.

-Dr. Maxim Kapralov, Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford University. Agost-September 2012

-Carolina Hernández Fuentes, Biologist, Doctorado en Ciencias Biológicas Área Botánica. Universidad de Concepción, Concepción-Chile.July-September 2012.


2011

Dr. Ulrich Zimmermann. Invited Teacher, Max Planck Institut. Department of Biotechnology at the University of Würzburg.
Dr. Maxim Kapralov. Investigador Postdoctoral. Dep. of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.
C
Christopher Muir, 
PhD Student. University of Indiana. June-October 2011.
Xurxo Gago, 
Invited Teacher, Universidad de Vigo (Spain). september 2011-today

Dr.Hernán Marino Cabrera, Invited Teacher, Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (Chile). august  2011-today.
J. Miguel Costa, 
Invited Teacher, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 12-26 september de 2011.
Dr. Ko Noguchi , 
Invited Teacher, June-July Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University
of Tokyo.

 Ana Garcia Nogales, 
PhD Student , (june) Departamento de sistemas físicos, químicos y naturales de la Universidad
Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla.
 Amaia Nogales , Researcher,  september (3 weeks) Laboratory of Molecular Biology - ICAAM University of Évora, Portugal.
 Enrique Mateos Naranjo, Lecturer, 8-9 september, Departamento de Biologia Vegetal
 y Ecologia de la Universidad de Sevilla.
Gonzalo Caballé, Researcher, 18 July - 29 July, INTA Bariloche, Argentina.
 Nicolás Franck, Director del Centro de Estudios de Zonas Áridas, del 17 - 18  Octover, Universidad de Chile, Chile.

Dr. José Luis Araus Ortega, Invited Professor Master. Catedrático de ’Universidad, Dept Biologia Vegetal, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

Dr. Carles Gràcia Alonso, 
Invited Professor Master. Profesor titular de Ecologia, Dpto. d’Ecologia, Universitat de Barcelona. Spain
Dr. Josep Antoni Rosselló Picornell, 
Invited Professor Master, Profesor Titular de Producció Vegetal de la "Unitat de Botànica", de la Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Valencia. Spain.



2010

Dr. Rafael Coopman. Invited Teacher. Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales de la Universidad Austral
de Chile, Valdivia, (Chile).
Matthias Barthel, PhD Student, ETH Zurich, (Zurich)

Dr. Alvaro Standardi. Università di Perugia. Erasmus Exchange Teacher.(Italy)
Dr. Menachen Moshelion. Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Hebrew University of
Jerusalem, (Israel).

Enrique Mateos Naranjo. Invited Teacher. Universidad de Sevilla. Depto. de Biologia Vegetal y Ecología. (Spain).
Dr. Ralf Kaldenhoff. Department of Applied Plant Sciences, Institute of Botany, Darmstadt University of Technology, D-64287 Darmstadt, (Germany).
Dr. Sigfredo Fuentes, The University of Adelaide, (Australia).

2009

Dr.Ülo Niinemets, University of Tartu (Estonia). Invited Professor
Dr. León Bravo, Universidad de Concepción (Chile), Invited Professor
Dr. Maximilian Kapralov, University of Oxford (UK). Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Alvaro Standardi. Università di Perugia (Italy) Erasmus Exchange Teacher
Monika Ostaszewska, University of Warsaw (Poland). Erasmus Exchange Student
Dr. Pedro L. Rodriguez, CSIC Valencia. (Spain). Seminar: "Regulación por ácido abscísico de la respuesta al estrés hídrico, 
del crecimiento y desarrollo vegetal. Abordajes moleculares en
Arabidopsis thaliana"
Dr. Eduardo Arcoverde de Mattos. Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro (Brasil),
Invited Professor
Saba Wallström, Lund University (Sweden). Predoctoral Researcher
Dr. Rosine de Paepe, Univ. Paris Sud (France). Invited Professor
Dr. Silke Lautner, Universität Hamburg (Germany). Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Sigfredo Fuentes, The University of Adelaide, (Australia).


2008

Afwa Thameur, Institute of Arid Zones of Medenine (Tunisia)
Victoria González Rodriguez, Dpto de Ecología. Universidad de Córdoba (Spain)
Ana Ritcher, University of Warsaw. Erasmus Exchange Teacher. (Poland)
Peter Ferrio, University of Freiburg.  Marie Curie IEF-Research fellow
Naomi Kodama, Maanaki Whenua, Landcare Research, Visitor Scientist
(New Zeland)
Gianpiero Murru, Università di Torino Ph D Fellowship
(Italy) 
Alfonso Pérez, IRNAS-CSIC Sevilla,  Predoctoral Researcher (Spain)
Chai Tsun Thai, Univesity of Western Australia. Predoctoral Researcher (Australia)
Monika Ostaszewska, University of Warsaw
Erasmus Exchange Student (Poland)
Usue Pérez López, Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao. Visitor (Spain)
Joseph A. Berry, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford University
Invited Researcher (USA)
Dan Yakir, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 
Invited Researcher (Israel)
Todd Dawson, University of California at Berkeley, Invited Researcher (USA)


2007

David Francis, Ohio State University (USA). Invited Teacher
Anthony Moore, University of Sussex, (England).
Visiting Professor
Alfonso Pérez, IRNAS-CSIC Sevilla, (Spain), PhD Student
Jörg Fromm, Universität München (Germany). 
Scientific discussion
Sharon Robinson, University of Wollongong, (Australia).
Scientific discussion
Hernán Marino Cabrera, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (Chile)
Hans Lambers, University of Western Australia, (Australia). 
Invited Teacher
Ruth Sagardoy Calderón, Dpto de Nutrición Vegetal, Estación Experimental del Aula Dei (Spain)
Francisca Sevilla, CEBAS CSIC Murcia (Spain). 
Scientific discussion
Ana Jiménez, CEBAS CSIC Murcia (Spain).
Scientific discussion

2006

Claudio Lovisolo, Università di Torino, Turín (Italy).Integrated Action Researcher
Silvio Bragagnolo, Università di Torino, Turín (Italy).  Integrated Action Researcher
Laura Varone, Università de la Sapienza, (Italy). PhD Student
Maria Fernanda Ortuño, Istituto Superior de Agronomia Lisboa, (Portugal). Postdoctoral Researcher
Alexander Gallé, University of Bern (Switzerland).  Scientific discussion Seminar
Francisca Sevilla, CEBAS CSIC Murcia (Spain). Scientific discussion


2005

Lee Duane Hansen, Brighman Young University, Utah (USA)
Jean Marc Ducruet, CEA Saclay, (France)
María del Mar Alzina, IRTA Cabrils (Spain)
Carlota Sajnani, Estación Experimental el Zaidín, Granada (Spain)
Zsofi Zsolt, Reasearch Institute for Viticulture and Enology, (Hungary)
Denis Rusjan, Horticulture Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Irene Perrone, Università di Torino, Turín (Italy)
Silvio Bragagnolo, Università di Torino, Turín (Italy)
Francesca Secchi, Università di Torino, Turín (Italy)
Sergio Ibañez Pascual, CIDA, Logroño (Spain)
Miguel Giménez, Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera, Almería (Spain)
Hernán Marino Cabrera, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, (Chile)
Craig Macfarlane, Postdoctoral fellow. Human Frontiere Science Program Short Term fellowship, University of Western Australia, (Australia)
Guillaume Nicolas Denis, Universidad Paris Sud, Orsay (France)
Perla Noemí Chavez Dulanto, Universidad Nacional Agraria la Molina, (Peru)


2004

Luca Ganhemi, Università di Torino, (Italy)

 2003


Antonio Díaz-Espejo, IRNAS-CSIC Sevilla (Spain)
Maxwell James Henkle, (USA)
Oleg Stasyck, ’Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics", Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Ucrania (Ukraine)
Hans Lambers, University of Western Australia, (Australia)
Sharon Robinson, University of Wollongong, (Australia)

2. Courses
3er curs Expert Universitari sobre Biodiversitat de la Patagonia ExtraAndina, celebrat a Península Valdés. (Chubut-Argentina) del 23 d'octubre al l'1 de Novembre. Professor: Joan Rita

Curso de Iniciación a la viticultura y enología
. 25-27 junio 2015. Sede del IME (Mahón). Profesores: Dr. Hipólito Medrano y José Mariano Escalona


  University Specialist in Methods in Plant Ecophysiology, Organized for the group "Biology of  plants under Mediterranean conditions".  May 12th  to June 13th  2014  Poster

 
"Training on Experimental techniques in grapevine ecophysiology". Financed by COST Action 858.
 Year: 2008. Poster     , Programme


 "Curs d'Especialista Universitari en Viticultura" (FUEIB, financed by CODEFOC). Year: 2006-2007

  Universitary Course "Biologia Molecular de las plantas". (Organizer for the group "Biology of  plants under Mediterranean conditions" in IMEDEA, 2nd and 3rd March ). Year: 2006 Programme

 "Curs d'Especialista Universitari en Coneixement Funcional i Maneig de la Vegetació Mediterrània" (Cofinanced by the UE, Fondo Social Europeo). Year: 2005

  "Curs d'Especialista Universitari en Enologia" (FUEIB, financed by CODEFOC). Year: 2004

3. Organization of Scientific Meetings
Title of the Conference: "Ecofisiología de los sistemas agrícolas y naturales de Atacama"
Invited Speaker: Dr. Nicolás Franck (Lab. de adaptación de plantas a la aridez, Universidad de Chile)
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Seminario Guillem Mateu, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Date :  18th october  2011

Title of the Conference:
 "A non-invasive, plant based probe for online monitoring of water stress under field conditions".
Invited Speaker: Dr. Ulrich Zimmermann.  Max Planck Institut. Department of Biotechnology at the University of Würzburg
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Sala de Juntas, Edifici Mateu Orfila, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Date :  18th may  2011

Title of the Conference:: "Revistiting malate control of stomatal aperture"
Invited Speaker: Dr. Allisdair Fernie , Max-Plank Institute for Molecular Plant Biology
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Sala de Juntas, Edifici Mateu Orfila, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Date :  3rd decembre  2010

Title of the Conference: "Aquaporins role in improving plant stress resistance and yield production under abioticstress"
Invited Speaker: Dr. Menachen Moshelion. Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Sala de Juntas, Edificio Mateu Orfila, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Date: 28th May  2010

Títle of the Seminar:
"Quantifying stress: from molecules to globe"

Invited Speaker: Dr.Ülo Niinemets. University of Tartu (Estonia).
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Seminario Guillem Mateu, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Date: 19th October 2009

Title of the Seminar: "Regulación por ácido abscísico de la respuesta al estrés hídrico, del crecimiento y desarrollo vegetal. Abordajes moleculares en Arabidopsis thaliana"
Invited Speaker: Dr. Pedro L. Rodriguez Egea, (Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Universidad Politécnica - CSIC Valencia).
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Seminario Guillem Mateu, Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain).
Date: 10th March 2009.

Title of the Congress: EW-0744 Mesophyll conductance to CO2: mechanisms, modelling and ecological implications.
Organizer and person in charge: Jaume Flexas Sans
Subsidized by: European Science Foundation.
Supported by: Geónica S.A., Licor, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Conselleria d'Economia Hisenda i Innovació (Fondos FEDER), Imedea, Plant Cell and Environment, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación.
Place: Sa Coma, Mallorca (Spain)
Date: 27th- 30th September  2008                                    
Programme part A    ,  Programme part B  

Title of the Congress: IX Simposium de Relaciones Hídricas.
Organizers: Robert Savé, Feli de Herralde, Carme Biel, Xavier Aranda (IRTA)
Miquel Ribas Carbó (UIB)

Subsidized by: Ajuntament de Lloret de Mar, IRTA and the Sociedad de Fisiologia Vegetal.
Place: Lloret de Mar, Gerona (Spain)
Date: 15th -17th October  2008.


Title of the Simposyum:  Forum on the use of stable Isotopes in Ecology and Ecophysiology.
Organizers: Biology of plants under mediterranean conditions
Place: Sala de Reuniones de IMEDEA, Esporles (Spain)
Date: 4th December 2008.
Programme   

Title of the Congress: XXXII Jornadas Científicas y XI Jornadas Internacionales de Ovinotecnia y Caprinotecnia.
Scientific Secretary: Josep Cifre Llompart and Aina Rigo Alemany.
Subsidized by Conselleria d'Agricultura i Pesca (Govern Balear) and SEOC
Place: Mallorca (Spain)
Date: 19 th- 21st September  2007

Title of the Congress: Water transport and aquaporins in grapevines.
Organizer and person in charge: Hipólito Medrano Gil
Subsidized by: COST Action 858 (UE), Ref: COST- Workshop-858-00202 and Universitat de les Illes Balears. 
Place: Puerto de Alcudia, Mallorca (Spain)
Date: 21st- 22nd October  2004

Title of the Congress: Optimización del uso del agua por las plantas en el mediterráneo.
Organizer and person in charge: Hipólito Medrano Gil.
Subsidized by: la Comisión Europea INCO-MED Programme contract ICA3-CT-2002-50005.
Supported by: la Unión Europea (COST), Association of Applied Biologists, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Rothamsted Research and Govern Balear.
Place: Cala Bona, Mallorca (Spain)
Date: 24th-28th March  2003

Title of the Congress: XV Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Fisiología Vegetal y VIII Congreso Hispano Luso.
Organizer and person in charge: Hipólito Medrano Gil
Subsidized by: Govern de les Illes Balears, Conselleria d'Economia, Hisenda i Innovació and  Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología. Acción Especial REN-2002-10592- E GLO
Place: Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
Dates: 16th-19th September  2003
Programme  

4. Awards
2012. Alicia Pou Mir. Awarded with the VII Premio Ibérico de Investigación en Relaciones Hídricas, shared with Usue Pérez López (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea). 

Dra. Alicia Pou Mir

2011. Jeroni Galmés Galmés.
Sabater Award to the best Researcher on Plant Physiology by the Spanish Society of Plant Physiologists. Web Link: http://www.uib.cat/noticies/?contentId=214342

Dr. Jeroni Galmés Galmés

2009
. Perla Chavez. Our friend and Ph D student  received the a first place students award during the XV Triennial Symposium "Tropical Roots and Tubers in a Changing Climate: A convenient opportunity for the World" organized by the International Society of Tuber and Root Crops (ISTRC) that took place in Lima (Perú) November 2-6, 2009, for her poster "Early detection of drought stress in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) crops through multifractal analysis applied to remotely sensed data".  (Poster)    (Article in press).


2008
. Jeroni Galmés Galmés. 5th Nacional Award on Water Relations Research given by the Spanish Socitety of Plant Physiologists, for his Ph D Thesis "Ecophysiological traits and their responses to drought in species from the Balearic Island with different growth forms".


                                                                              Dr. Jeroni Galmés Galmés

2006. Jaume Flexas Sans. Young Researcher Award by the Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology  (FESPB).


                                                                                 Dr. Jaume Flexas Sans

2005. Grupo de Investigación: "Biologia de las plantas en condiciones mediterráneas" Bartomeu Darder  Award by the Society of Natural History of the Balearic Islands to the best Researcher in Natural Sciences of the Balearic Islands (Gulías et al. 2003. The relationship between maximum leaf photosynthesis, nitrogen content and specific leaf area in Balearic endemic and non-endemic Mediterranean species. Annals of Botany 92, 215-222).

2005. Jaume Flexas Sans.  Sabater Award to the best Young Researcher on Plant Physiology by the Spanish Society of Plant Physiologists.

2004. Josefina Bota Salort. 3rd Nacional Award on Water Relations Research given by the Spanish Society of Plant  Physiologists, for her Ph D Thesis "Regulación de la fotosíntesis en respuesta al estrés hídrico: limitaciones metabólicas y de difusión del CO2".


Dra. Josefina Bota Salort


2002. Jaume Flexas Sans. 2nd  Nacional Award on Water Relations Research given by the Spanish of Plant Physiologists, for her Ph D Thesis.