Departamental II – DII. 244
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles (Madrid)

Phone: +34 91 488 8159
Fax:       +34 91 664 7490
E-mail: laura.diaz.guerra at

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Short CV

2003-2007 – BsC in Environmental Sciences, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.
2010-2012 – MsC in Ecology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid y Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
2012-2017 – PhD  in Experimental Sciences ans Sustainability, Universidad de Girona.

Research lines

My scientific interest focuses on studying the possible effects of climate change on Mediterranean ecosystems, particularly in relation to the ecophysiological responses of plants and changes in C and N levels in plants and soils.


Díaz-Guerra, L.; Verdaguer, D.; Gispert, M.; Pardini, G.; Font, J.; González, J. A.; Peruzzi, E.; Masciandaro, G.; Llorens, L. (In press). Effects of UV radiation and rainfall reduction on leaf and soil parameters related to C and N cycles of a Mediterranean shrubland before and after a controlled fire. Plant and Soil.

Verdaguer, D.; Díaz-Guerra, L.; Font, J.; González, J. A.; Llorens, L. (2018). Contrasting seasonal morphological and physio-biochemical responses to UV radiation and reduced rainfall of two mature naturally growing Mediterranean shrubs in the context of climate change. Environmental and Experimental Botany 147: 189-201.

Nenadis, N.; Llorens, L.; Koufogianni, A.; Díaz, L.; Font, J.; Gonzalez, J. A.; Verdaguer, D. (2015). Interactive effects of UV radiation and reduced precipitation on the seasonal leaf phenolic content/composition and the antioxidant activity of naturally growing Arbutus unedo plants. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B 153: 435-444.