Claudio M. Soares

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal


Claudio M. Soares received a Licenciado degree in biochemistry from Lisbon University in 1989, a Licenciatum degree in Physical Chemistry from Uppsala University in 1994, and a Ph.D. degree in theoretical biochemistry from Lisbon University (work done in Uppsala University) in 1994. He joined the Institute for Chemical and Biological Technology, New University of Lisbon, in 1994 for a postdoctoral, and became an Assistant Professor and Laboratory Head in the same institution in 1999. In 2005, he became an Associate Professor and Vice-Director of this institute. He is also the Chairman of the Portuguese Biophysical Society since 2002. He works on molecular modelling of biomolecules/structural bioinformatics, structural biology, biophysics, and bioenergetics, having focused his research on understanding redox proteins and redox chains, on enzyme catalysis in nonaqueous solvents, and on proteins with biomedical and biotechnological interests.

Biography Updated on 12 November 2008

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