Julian Garde is Graduate in veterinary and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Since 2003 it is Professor de Universidad del área de Producción Animal en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos y de Montes de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). Entre 2011 y 2020 desempeñó el cargo de Vice-rector for Research and Scientific Policy of the UCLM, siendo responsable de la gestión del Campus de Excelencia Internacional en Energía y Medio Ambiente (CYTEMA) y de los Estudios de Doctorado en la UCLM. Actualmente es el Rector de la UCLM.
In the field of university management it has been Associate Dean Research, and academic secretary from the Higher Technical School of Agricultural and Forest Engineers of the UCLM, deputy director (1999-2003) and director (2003-2004) of Research Institute on Game Resources (IREC - CSIC-UCLM-JCCM). In addition, having held various management positions at the national level, Julián is full member of the Royal National Academy of Veterinary Sciences of Spain since 2006, and full member of the Royal National Academy of Doctors of Spain since last year 2017.
As a researcher, Julián is head of a research team funded by the National Research Plan (now state) since 1997 uninterruptedly, accumulating 4 six-year research at present. His work as an integral part of the current Research Group in Health and Biotechnology (SaBio) IREC has focused primarily on the cryopreservation of semen and artificial insemination in wild ungulates, the study of the consanguinity and reproductive parameters in wild ungulates, the endocrinology basic and reproductive control of wild ungulates and the reproductive ecology in ungulates. Julián was a member of the multidisciplinary research team that achieved the first birth through artificial insemination and the application of frozen semen of an endangered gazelle specimen.
He is the author of more than 140 research papers in international journals of impact in diverse fields of veterinary sciences, ecology, animal science and reproductive biology, among which several contributions published in the journal stand out. Science. In addition, he is the author of several chapters in books, monographs and invited reviews in impact magazines and director of more than 15 doctoral theses. Julián is also a promoter partner of a technology-based company (spin-off) specialized in biotechnology and health: SABIOTEC.