Antonio Granell, IBMCP, CSIC, Spain

Antonio Granell is Research Profesor of the Spanish National Council (CSIC) working at the Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas de Valencia (Spain). Currently is a senior group leader at the Plant Genomics and Biotecnology department where he combines the development and characterization of natural genetic diversity panels and breeding populations with reverse genetics and biotechnology to understand the genetic basis of fruit quality traits and to develop tomato varieties and Solanaceae plants as factories for added value products. Special emphasis in the lab has been to use genomic tools to understand fruit ripening and postharvest not only in tomato but also in Citrus and peaches.