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Biologist , researcher

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

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).

Interests

  • Other 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