Dr. Dominguez-Vera studied Chemistry at the Universidad de Granada (Spain) and graduated as MS in 1988. He received his PhD degree in 1993 at the LCC-CNRS (Toulouse, France). After two years postdoctoral fellowship working on biomineralization he obtained the position of an Associate Professor at the Universidad de Granada. He is professor of the same university from 2010. He is leader of the BIONanoMet group. He has published more than 100 research articles (Natur. Comm., Adv. Funct. Mater, JACS…) and four patents, one of them exploited.