News 2018

News release # 56

April 03, 2018

On April 3, 2018 our friend, one of the leaders of the mycorrhizae research field in the world and member of our foundation Jose-Miguel Barea Navarro of the Experimental Station of Zaidín, Granada, a research station of the “Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas” (CSIC) of Spain passed away at the age of 76 while fully active in science.

The scientific legacy of Jose Miguel will be conserved in the permanent archives of the foundation for generations to come.

With time, the foundation will construct a memorial website for him.

May he rest in peace.


Dr. Jose Miguel Barea Navarro.

News release # 55

January 15, 2018

On January 15, 2018 Prof. Yoav Bashan, the President of “The Bashan Foundation” and the President of “The Bashan Institute of Science” was selected to the rank of "National Researcher by Merit" by the Mexican Federal Government Research System.

This life time rank is the highest rank for a scientist in the Mexican research system, given for significant lifetime contributions to the country.

It is the first of its kind for the Northwestern Center for Biological Research (CIBNOR), where Prof. Bashan is the Group leader of an active research team.