Jose Rodrigo Quejigo


Jose Rodrigo Quejigo

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Working Group Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis and Bioelectrotechnology
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1368

Jose Rodrigo Quejigo

CV / Scientific Career

since 2017

PostDoc at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ,
Department of Environmental Microbiology, Research Group
Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis & Bioelektrotechnology

2013 −        2017

PhD student at the University of Alcalá (Spain),
Department of chemical engineering, Research Group Bioe
PhD thesis: Microbial Electrochemical Degradation of organic pollutants in soil: Supporting microbial activities by using electrodes as electron acceptors.


Rodrigo Quejigo, J., Domínguez-Garay, A., Dörfler, U., Schroll, R., and Esteve-Núñez, A. (2017). Bioelectroventing: an electrochemical-assisted bioremediation strategy for cleaning-up atrazine polluted soils. Microbial Biotechnology. In press.

Rodrigo Quejigo, J., Dörfler, U., Schroll, R., & Esteve‐Núñez, A. (2016). Stimulating soil microorganisms for mineralizing the herbicide isoproturon by means of microbial electroremediating cells. Microbial biotechnology, 9(3), 369-380.

Tejedor‐Sanz, S., Rodrigo Quejigo, J., Berná, A., & Esteve‐Núñez, A. (2017). The Planktonic Relationship Between Fluid‐Like Electrodes and Bacteria: Wiring in Motion. ChemSusChem, 10(4), 693-700.

Rodrigo, J., Boltes, K., & Esteve-Nuñez, A. (2014). Microbial-electrochemical bioremediation and detoxification of dibenzothiophene-polluted soil. Chemosphere, 101, 61-65.


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) short term scholarship 2015; Helmholtz Zentrum München

Leonardo da Vinci scholarship 2011; Helmholtz Zentrum München