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Biochemist , researcher

Luis Casis Saenz, Spanish biochemist, researcher. Achievements include contributions to neurochemical mechanism of hormone release from the pituitary gland. Mapfre-Medicina Foundation scholar, 1992, 93. Fellow European Neurosci. Association, Medical Science Academy Bilbao; member Royal Society Medicine, Spanish Society Development Biology (founder), New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Saenz, Luis Casis was born on June 21, 1957 in LogroƱo, Spain. Son of Ernesto and Julia (Saenz) Casis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, 1985.

Career

Research assistant University Basque Country, 1978-1981, university demonstrator, 1981-1987, lecturer in biochemistry, 1987-1991, reader in biochemistry, 1991-1993, head professor biochemistry, since 1993, chief laboratory neurochemistry, since 1987, secretary general medical school, 1989-1993, dean medical and dentistry school, 1994-1996, vice rector, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to neurochemical mechanism of hormone release from the pituitary gland.

Membership

Fellow European Neurosci. Association, Medical Science Academy Bilbao. Member Royal Society Medicine, Spanish Society Development Biology (founder), New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Sara Fernandez, September 2, 1984. 1 child, Raquel.

father:
Ernesto Casis

mother:
Julia (Saenz) Casis

spouse:
Sara Fernandez

child:
Raquel Saenz