Biología Funcional

Functional Biology

The Functional Biology Department was set up in 1986 to integrate the former departments of Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology and Biochemistry attached to the Faculties of Biology and Medicine. Currently, it is the teaching and research unit responsible for coordinating the teaching of 5 areas of knowledge (Physiology, Genetics, Immunology, Physical and Sports Education and Microbiology) in accordance with the University’s teaching programme, as well as supporting and promoting the teaching and research activities of its teaching staff. The department’s staff is made up of a total of 51 lecturers, 45 pre/post-doctoral or research project recruits, 2 people in Administration and Services and 6 laboratory technicians.

Datos de contacto
Correo electrónico: dpto.biofun@uniovi.es
Dirección: C/. Julián Claveria, s/n 33006 Oviedo
Teléfono: 985 10 35 61 Ext (5723 and 5724 )
Fax: 985 10 35 34
Información académica: Academic Information


Mr. Álvaro Jesús Obaya González


Ms. Patricia López Suárez


  • Physical and Sports Education
  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Inmunology
  • Microbiology

Teaching Staff

Teaching centres