Department: Obstetricia y Ginecología, Pediatría, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Toxicología, Medicina Legal y Forense y Parasitología

Research institute: The University Institute of Tropical Diseases and Public Health of the Canary Islands is a multidisciplinary institution, dependent on the University of La Laguna, made up of professors, researchers and professionals related to the field of Public Health

Area: Parasitology

Research group: Investigación en parasitología

Research group: Ecología de Comunidades Marinas y Conservación


Research field: Ciencias de la Salud

Jacob Lorenzo Morales presents a h index of 33 with more than 3800 cites, being more than 2600 after the year 2015. He has published more than 160 articles in JCR indexed journals in the fields of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Protozoology and has presented more than 200 communications in national and international congresses. He has been international congress and workshops organizer in the field of Free Living Amoebae. Moreover, he has act as referee for international grants and for more than 150 manuscripts in journals such as PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy among others. In 2013 he was granted the individual prize "Joven Canarias 2013" and second prize in 2015 of the edition "Premios Talento y Compromiso de Cajasiete" and in 2020, the Internationalization award of the University of La Laguna. He participated in Acanthamoeba genome project, data which were published in Genome Biology in 2013, which has been cited more than 150 times. He has supervised 13 PhD thesis and 11 Masters thesis. He was recently awarded with the "Premio a la Internacionalización" 2020 of the University of La Laguna.