Alan Talevi was born in Buenos Aires City, Argentina. He obtained his B.pharm. degree from the National University of La Plata (UNLP), La Plata, Argentina, in 2004. He received a Ph.D. Fellowship from the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET) in 2004 and completed his Ph.D. degree, which focused on application of computational methodologies in the search of new antiepileptic agents, at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physicochemical Research in 2007. In 2008, Talevi was granted the Enrique Herrero Ducloux Award from the Argentinean Chemical Society for the best Ph.D. thesis in theoretical chemistry. In 2010, Talevi was also granted a Pacifichem Young Scholar Award. He then obtained a Postdoc Fellowship from CONICET in 2009 and performed his Postdoc studies at the Medicinal Chemistry Group, Exact Sciences College, UNLP. At present, he holds a permanent position as CONICET Researcher and he works as a Professor of biopharmacy at Exact Sciences College, UNLP. He has received travel and/or accommodation grants and bursaries from the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (2006), the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World and Bibliotheca Alexandrina (2010, 2012, and 2013), the ICGEB (2010-2011), the UNLP (2010), the International League Against Epilepsy, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2011). Talevi has published over 30 scientific original and reviewing articles in national and international journals and several book chapters. His areas of expertise include drug discovery and development, drug repurposing, computer-aided drug design, biopharmacy, and pharmacokinetics.
Biography Updated on 26 November 2013