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Eladio Viñuela Edit Profile

educator , researcher , Molecular biologist

Eladio Viñuela, Spanish Molecular biologist, researcher, educator. Recipient Leonardo Torres Quevedo prize Spanish Research Council, 1964, Severo Ochoa prize Ferrer Foundation, 1988, Carlos J. Finlay award United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 1991. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Molecular Biology Organization, American Society Virology, Academia Europeae.

Background

Viñuela, Eladio was born on February 15, 1937 in Ibahernando, Caceres, Spain. Son of Eladio and Marina (Diaz) Viñuela.

Education

Degree in Chemistry, Madrid University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Madrid University, 1964.

Career

Science collaborator, Spanish Research Council, Madrid, 1965-1969; science investigator, Spanish Research Council, Madrid, 1970-1973; professor research, Spanish Research Council, Madrid, since 1974; director department molecular biology, Spanish Research Council, Madrid, 1968-1975; director Institute Virology and Molecular Genetics, Spanish Research Council, Madrid, 1975-1984. Director department virology and molecular genetics Autonomous U. Madrid, 1975-1979, director Center Molecular Biology, 1979.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Molecular Biology Organization, American Society Virology, Academia Europeae.

Connections

Married Margarita Salas, May 13, 1963. 1 child, Lucia.

father:
Eladio Viñuela

mother:
Marina (Diaz) Viñuela

spouse:
Margarita Salas

child:
Lucia Viñuela