Volume 4, 2 Issues, 2018 ISSN: 2213-5308 (Online) ISSN: 2213-5294 (Print)
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Fernando Albericio University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban (South Africa) Biography
Biography of Fernando Albericio
Fernando Albericio is Research Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa and Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Barcelona. He was Founder and General Director of the Barcelona Science Park and Inaugural Rector of Yachay Tech. His major research interests cover practically all aspects of peptide synthesis (new reactions, building blocks, solid phase supports, protecting groups, and linkers) and combinatorial chemistry methodologies, as well as synthesis of peptides and small molecules with therapeutic activities. Furthermore, his group is also involved in developing new systems for drug delivery and strategies for diagnostics as well.