Salvador Ventura ZamoraBSc, MSc, PhD
Salvador Ventura is Chair Professor at the Dep. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and leader of the Protein Folding and Conformational Diseases group at the Institute for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He has authored more than 150 research and review papers, apart from several books and patents; pronounced around 80 invited conferences in national and international meetings and supervised over 20 research grants from public and private institutions.
He got his Ph. D. in Biology at the UAB in 1998 and was a postdoctoral fellow at EMBL-Heidelberg. He has been a researcher at Harvard Medical School (USA) and Karolinska Institute (Sweden), among other international centers. He re-joined UAB as a “Ramon y Cajal” researcher in 2003. Dr. Ventura has received the UAB Excellence Research Award (2008) and the ICREA-Academia Award in Life and Medical Sciences (2009).