Born in Bogotá Colombia on 3 August 1970. Currently Vice President for Research Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá. Professor at Los Andes University, Faculty of Sciences, Department Biological Sciences, Bogotá. Director of the Mycology and Plant Pathology laboratory, Universidad de los Andes Specialist on fungal diseases of plants molecular, population genetics, epidemiology, and control. Prof. Restrepo has been working in research and control of plant diseases in the last 20 years. Member of the Colombian Academy of Sciences.
Awarded the prizes TWAS, Christiane Doré, Elizabeth Grose and Louis Malassis
Keywords: Plant Pathology, fungi and oomycetes, epidemiology, population genetics, bioinformatics, genomics.