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Biochemist

Piero Crespo, Spanish biochemist. Achievements include discovery of The role of Ras in the activation of Map kinases by G-protein coupled receptors; discovery of The role of Vav as an exchange factor of Rac; research in The regulation of Ras exchange factors; research in Regulatory interactions between Map kinases; research in Ras microlocalization in membrane systems. Member science committee Fundacion Oso Pardo, Santander, 2001—2003.

Background

Crespo, Piero was born on March 4, 1962 in Cabezón de la sal, Cantabria, Spain. Son of Pedro Crespo and Amalia Baraja.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, 1991.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1992—1996. Researcher Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain, 1996—1998. Tenured scientist Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, since 1998.

Director Unidad de Biomedicina Universidad de Cantabria - Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Santander, Spain, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of The role of Ras in the activation of Map kinases by G-protein coupled receptors. Discovery of The role of Vav as an exchange factor of Rac. Research in The regulation of Ras exchange factors.

    Research in Regulatory interactions between Map kinases. Research in Ras microlocalization in membrane systems.

Membership

Member science committee Fundacion Oso Pardo, Santander, 2001—2003.

Connections

Married Rosario Zuloaga, May 20, 1967. 1 child Carlota.

father:
Pedro Crespo

mother:
Amalia Baraja

spouse:
Rosario Zuloaga

child:
Carlota Crespo