Departamental II – DII. 218
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles (Madrid)

Phone: +34 91 488 7106
Fax:      +34 91 664 7490
E-mail: concepcion.cano at

Short CV

2013 – Degree in Biology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

2015 – MsC in Ecology, interuniversitary program of Universidad Autónoma and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Research lines

The title of my thesis is: Effects of global environmental change in microbial communities of arid zones at several spatial scales.

Currently I am focusing my studies in the cyanobacterial communities living in semiarid soils and that take part of the biological crust.


Cano-Díaz, C.; Mateo, P.; Muñoz-Martín, M. A.; Maestre, F. T. (2018). Diversity of biocrust-forming cyanobacteria in a semiarid gypsiferous site from Central Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 151: 83-89.