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Osborne Francisco Xavier Almeida

Osborne Francisco Xavier Almeida, Kenyan, German biologist, researcher. Member Society Endocrinology United Kingdom, Society for Study Fertility United Kingdom, German Society Pharmaceutical Toxicology, Society for Neurosci., German Neurosci. Society, German Endocrine Society, German Society Neuro-pharmacopsychiatry, Max Planck Society (science council representative since 2002).

Background

  • Almeida, Osborne Francisco Xavier was born on July 28, 1954 in Nakuru, Kenya. Son of Brigido Luis Caetano and Olga Maria Angela (Sousa) Almeida.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University London, 1976. Master of Science, University Wales, United Kingdom, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982.

      Doctor habilitatus, Faculty of Biology, University Munich, 1995.

    Career

    • Research officer Reproductive Biology Unit Medical Research Council, Edinburgh, 1981-1982. Visiting scientist National Institute Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1982-1984. Research scientist Max Planck Institute Psychiatry, Martinsried, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984-1989.

      Academy counselor veterinary faculty University Munich, 1987-1990. Basic science group leader Max Planck Institute Psychiatry, Munich, since 1991. Lecturer Zoology Institute University Munich, 1992-1996.

      Professor University Minho, Boraga, Portugal, since 2007. Guest professor National History Museum, Paris, 2000. Visiting professor Institute Anatomy Medical Faculty University Porto, Portugal, 1996, University Minho, Institute for Health & Life Science Research, Braga, Portugal, 2002, 2006, professor, 2007.

      Consultant Tokyo Metropolitan Institute Neurosci., 1995. Visiting scientist National Museum Natural History, Paris, 1998.

    Works

    • Author, editor: (with Thomas Stearns Shippenberg): Neurobiology of Opioids, 1991, (with V.K. Patchev): Steroid Hormone-Dependent Organization of Neuroendocrine Functions, 1999. Member editorial board Assisted Reproductive Technology-Andrology, 1986-1991, Life Science Advances, 1986-1991, Journal Neuroendocrinology, 1989-1997, Neuroendocrinology, 1990-1997, Biomed Central, since 2002, frontiers Neuroscis. Contributor over 120 articles in neuroscience, pharmacology and endocrinology to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Society Endocrinology United Kingdom, Society for Study Fertility United Kingdom, German Society Pharmaceutical Toxicology, Society for Neurosci., German Neurosci. Society, German Endocrine Society, German Society Neuro-pharmacopsychiatry, Max Planck Society (science council representative since 2002).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain walking, nature, literature.

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Forgas y Moya, 1995. 1 child, Leila Olga Miguela Rocio.
    • father: Brigido Luis Caetano Almeida
    • mother: Olga Maria Angela (Sousa) Almeida
    • spouse: Isabel Forgas y Moya
    • child: Leila Olga Miguela Rocio Almeida
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    Born July 28, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1995
      Faculty of Biology
      Munich, Germany
    • 1976
      Queen Mary College, University London
      London, United Kingdom
    • 1979
      University College Cardiff, University Wales
      Cardiff, Wales, UK
    • 1982
      University Edinburgh
      Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    • 1960 - 1966
      St. Joseph's Catholic Parochial School, Nakuru, Kenya
    • 1967 - 1970
      Nakuru Day Secondary School, Nakuru, Kenya
    • 1971 - 1973
      St. Bernadette School, Bristol, UK
    • 1981 - 1982
      Research officer, Reproductive Biology Unit Medical Research Council
      Edinburgh, Indiana, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      visiting scientist, National Institute Child Health & Human Development
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1984 - 1989
      research scientist, Max Planck Institute Psychiatry
      Martinsried, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1987 - 1990
      academy counsel, or veterinary faculty University Munich
    • 1991
      basic science group leader, Max Planck Institute Psychiatry
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1992 - 1996
      lecturer, Zoology Institute University Munich
    • 2007
      professor, University Minho
      Portugal
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