David Bueno

Professor of Genetics at Universitat de Barcelona and former researcher at Oxford University

CV summary

David Bueno (Barcelona, 1965) is Professor of Genetics at Universitat de Barcelona, and former researcher at Oxford University. He also developed short research projects at Innsbruck University and at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg. He is author or co-author of over 60 peer reviewed papers in indexed scientific journals on the fields of developmental genetics, neuroscience and behaviour, and he is also author or co-author of fifteen books and several book chapters.

He also collaborated with several encyclopaedias (Enciclopèdia Catalana and Història Natural dels Països Catalans, among others), and directed the atlas Ecosistemes dels Països Catalans.

He is the director and scientific editor of the book series Catàlisi (Edicions UB) on science spreading and socialisation, and he published over 600 papers in general newspapers and magazines. He also collaborates with several TV and radio programs, and is the coordinator of the Catalan University Access Examination for Biology.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government