Itziar Alkorta

Lecturer (UPV/EHU)

Dr. Itziar Alkorta is PhD in Chemistry (University of the Basque Country 1994) and she completed Post-Doctoral research at University of California at Berkeley. Currently Dr. Alkorta is Biochemistry Associate Professor at the University of the Basque Country where she teaches and does research.

She has focused her research on the study of the molecular mechanisms of bacterial conjugation. In particular her research team is interested on the study of the interdomain relations in conjugative coupling proteins as a way of controlling antibiotic resistance spread among bacteria.