Ricardo O. Louro
Since 2004 I am the head of the Inorganic Biochemistry and NMR laboratory at ITQB NOVA. My research has been funded by Portuguese, EU, and international partnership programs. I supervised 4 Post Docs, 9 PhD theses and 7 Masters Students. I currently coordinate the work of 4 PhD holders and 3 PhD students. I am author in over 100 publications, and delivered over 55 invited talks at international scientific conferences and research institutions. I Co-organized advanced courses in Louvain-la-Neuve (BE), Groningen (NL) and Oeiras (PT) on methods to study the chemistry and biology of metals, I was the main organizer of the 6th International congress of the ISMET society (2017). Since 2013 I am an elected member of the Scientific Council of ITQB-NOVA, and in 2016 I was nominated President of the Biosciences Scientific Committee of Santa Casa da Misericordia (a charity more than 600 years old). I hold teaching assignments in two masters programs in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, and in the Molecular Biosciences PhD program of ITQB-NOVA, which I also Co-coordinate.