Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (CSIC), Puerto Real (Cádiz), Spain
Julián Blasco is senior scientist in the “Instituto Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN)- Institute for Marine Sciences of Andalusia” belonging to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). He obtained his Ph. D. in the University of Seville (1985). He is responsible for the research group “Ecotoxicology Ecophysiology and Biodiversity of Aquatic Systems”. Currently, he is the Director of the "Instituto Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía" (2015-) and was Deputy Director (1994-1998), head of the Department of Oceanography (1998-2007), head of the Department of Ecology and Coastal Management (2007-2011) and the group leader of the Associate Unit “Interdisciplinary Oceanography” between the University of Cádiz and the CSIC (2004-2011). He was Associate Professor of the University of Cadiz in the Physical-Chemistry Department (1994-1998). Currently he is lecturer in several Master and Ph.D. programs with mentions of excellence (e.g. Master Erasmus Mundus –WACOMA, Master Oceanography and Ph. D. MACOMA ) and a member of the editorial boards of the international journals. He has published more than 150 SCI articles and 15 book chapters. He has been a supervisor of 12 Ph. D. theses and more than 20 Master theses and is currently supervising 4 Ph. D. theses. He has presented more than 250 communications at international congresses and has been included in the Essential Science Indicators (Environment/Ecology) of the ISI Web of Knowledge.