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Biochemist , researcher

Rafael Franco, Spanish biochemist, researcher. Alferez Spanish Army, 1977-1978. Member Spanish Society Biochemistry, Bio-chemical Society, Purine Club.

Background

Franco, Rafael was born on August 16, 1956 in Barcelona, Spain. Son of Pedro F. and Antonia Fernandez.

Education

Chemistry, Chemistry University Barcelona (Spain), 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Chemistry University Barcelona (Spain), 1982.

Career

Assistant professor University Barcelona (Spain), 1978-1985, titular professor, 1986-1995, professor, since 1996. Visiting scientist University College London, 1985. Sabbatical Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991-1992.

Visiting professor Institute Pasteur, Paris, 1996. Secretary department biochemistry and molecular biology University Barcelona, 1988-1990. Consultant University Barcelona, 1990-1991.

Membership

Alferez Spanish Army, 1977-1978. Member Spanish Society Biochemistry, Bio-chemical Society, Purine Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, bicycling, writing, reading, family.

Connections

Married Leocricia Fernandez, December 2, 1979. Children: Nuria, Cristina, Laura.

father:
Pedro F.

mother:
Antonia Fernandez

spouse:
Leocricia Fernandez

child:
Nuria Franco

child:
Cristina Franco

child:
Laura Franco