Dr. Francisco Javier Álvarez Martínez

Postdoctoral Researcher, Miguel Hernández University



  • Study and development of strategies to overcome microbial resistance mechanisms to antimicrobials.

  • Discovery and characterization of novel antimicrobial compounds against resistant microorganisms.

  • Valorization of vegetable by-products to obtain high added value molecules.


  • Previous positions:
    Founder and CTO of the start-up Biopina – Biotecnología Industrial, S.L., 2015-2018.
    Researcher with Research Initiation Grant, Miguel Hernández University, 2016.
    PROMETEO Project Researcher, Generalitat Valenciana, Miguel Hernández University, 2017.
    Predoctoral Fellowship to Support the Training of Research Staff, Miguel Hernández University, 2017-2020.
    Researcher at Innovation Labo Technologies, S.L., 2020-2021
    Predoctoral researcher with APOTIP contract, Generalitat Valenciana, Miguel Hernández University, 2021.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    Margarita Salas Postdoctoral Fellow, Alicante Health and Biomedical Research Institute, ISABIAL (2022-2023) + Department of Biochemistry, Miguel Hernández University (2024).
  • PhD Programme:
    PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Institute for Research, Development and Innovation in Health Biotechnology of Elche (IDiBE), Miguel Hernández University of Elche, 2021. Directors: Dr. Vicente Micol Molina and Dr. Enrique Barrajón Catalán.
  • Degree in Biotechnology and Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Bioengineering.