Ana López Sánchez



  • Post-doc: University of Sheffield, department of plant & animal sciences. 2013 –

  • Post-doc: Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de  Plantas (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia-CSIC Spain), 2010-2013.

  • PhD Program at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain), 2005- 2010.

  • BSc Degree in Biology at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Spain), 2000-2005         




  • Post-Doctoral fellowship from the UPV university (IBMCP – UPV – CSIC, Spain), July – August 2010.

  • EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization) Short Term Fellowship at the Biology Department of Washington University (Saint Louis, USA), February – May 2009.

  • Predoctoral fellowship from the I3P program of Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), 2006 – 2010.

  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship at Department of Cell Biology and Genetics of the UAH  (University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain), September 2004 – July 2005.


  • Luna, E.; Van Hulten, M.; Zhang, Y.; Berkowitz, O.; López, A.; Pétriacq, P.; Sellwood, M. A.; Chen, B.; Burrell, M.; Van de Meene, A.; Pieterse, C. M. J.; Flors, V. & Ton, J. (2014). Plant perception of β-aminobutyric acid is mediated by an aspartyl-tRNA synthetase. Nature Chemical Biology. 10, 450–456.

  • Luna, E.; López, A.; Kooiman, J. and Ton, J. (2014). Role of NPR1 and KYP in long-lasting induced resistance by β-aminobutyric acid. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00184.

  •  García-Andrade, J.; Ramírez García, V.; López Sánchez, A.; Vera Vera, P. (2013). Mediated Plastid RNA Editing in Plant Immunity. PLoS Pathogens. 9(10): e1003713.

  •  Ramírez García, V.; López Sánchez, A.; Mauch-Mani, B.; José Gil, Mª; Vera Vera, P. (2013). An Extracellular Subtilase Switch for Immune Priming in Arabidopsis. PLoS Pathogens. 9(6): e1003445.

  • Ramírez García, V.; López, A.; García-Andrade, J.; Vera Vera, P. (2012). The OCP3 Gene Links Drought Tolerance and Plant Imnunity. Droughts: New Research. Nova Publishers. Book Chapter.

  • López, A.; Ramírez García, V.; García-Andrade, J.; Flors, V.; Vera Vera, P. (2011). The RNA Silencing Enzyme RNA Polymerase V Is Required for Plant Immunity. PLoS Genetics.7 – 12,pp. e1002434.

  • Ramírez, V., Coego, A., López, A., Agorio, A., Flors, V., Vera, P.(2009). Drought Tolerance in Arabidopsis is controlled by the OCP3 disease resistance regulator. Plant Journal, 58, 578-591.

  • González, J. M., Rubio, P., López, A., Jouvé (2009). Analysis of cpSSR in Triticale Plants Obtained by in vitro Androgenesis. Cereal Research Communications 37, 345–352.


Ana López Sánchez

Animal and Plant Science Department
University of Sheffield
Alfred Denny Building
Western Bank
S10 2TN
Sheffield, UK, Europe



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