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educator , physical chemist , researcher

Manuel Garcia Roig, Spanish physical chemist, researcher, educator. Grantee United States-Spain Joint Committee for Science and Technology, 1984, British Council, 1986, 87, 91, 92; Erasmus and Value grantee European Community, 1990, 94.

Background

Roig, Manuel Garcia was born on January 20, 1952 in Caceres, Extremadura, Spain. Son of Manuel Garcia Tomé and Vicenta Roig Alfonso.

Education

Master of Science, University Salamanca, Spain, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Salamanca, Spain, 1981.

Career

Research fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1981-1983. Assistant professor University Salamanca, 1977-1981, temporary lecturer, 1983-1984, lecturer, since 1984, secretary department physical chemistry, since 1987. Selected candidate to science agency European Community, Brussels, 1989-1996.

Coordinator Research and Development European project and partner in two other Europeans projects, 1993-1996. Leader research teams on biocatalysis and bioaccumulation of metals, University Salamanca, since 1986.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry, Spanish Society Chemistry, Spanish Society Biochemistry, Spanish Society Biotechnology, Spanish Society Biophysics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Climbing, wind-surfing, bicycling, swimming.

Connections

Married Carmen Simavilla Roque, June 26, 1982. Children: Maria Jose, Juan, Pablo.

father:
Manuel Garcia Tomé

mother:
Vicenta Roig Alfonso

spouse:
Carmen Simavilla Roque

child:
Maria Jose Roig

child:
Juan Roig

child:
Pablo Roig