Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy


Carlos Chacón Díaz
Lisela Moreira Carmona
Mauricio Montero Astúa

External Personnel


Microbiologist specialized in bacterial pathogenesis. Have worked for more than 10 years in bacterial pathogens such as Xylella fastidiosa and Brucella sp. Interested in physiological and bacteriological traits that differenciate pathogenic strains and how these traits affect the interaction within different hosts.

Role in the Project

I represent the team leader for the Costa Rican partner. My role is to execute, collaborate  and disseminate research activities that involve the participation of Costa Rica in the project. Another role is to seek that the results and activities generated throughout this research effort, can be applied or support the policy making and productive parties in the country.