Angel Catalá studied chemistry at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry (biological branch) in 1965. From 1964 to 1974, he worked as an Assistant in biochemistry at the School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. From 1974 to 1976, he was a Fellow of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Connecticut, Health Center, Storrs, CT, USA. From 1985 to 2004, he served as a Full Professor of biochemistry at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is Member of the National Research Council, Argentina, and Argentine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. His laboratory has been interested for many years in the lipid peroxidation of biological membranes from various tissues and different species. Professor Catalá has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, several chapters in books, and four edited books. Catalá received awards in the 40th International Conference Biochemistry of Lipids 1999 (Dijon, France). He is the winner of the Pan-American Nutrition and Food Science and Technology Awards 2006 and 2012, in South America. Professor Catalá directed many fellowships and was the Director of twelve doctoral and master theses and an equivalent number of presentations in scientific conferences at national and international congresses. Catalá belongs to the Editorial Board of Journal of Lipids, International Review of Biophysical Chemistry, Frontiers in Membrane Physiology and Biophysics, and World Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Biography Updated on 11 November 2013