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Biochemist

Rafael Picorel, Spanish biochemist. Achievements include research in chemical composition of photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes; research in structure and function relationship of photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes; research in application of new spectroscopic techniques in photosy. Member Club El Olivar, Zaragoza, 1990.

Background

Picorel, Rafael was born on January 26, 1950 in Morla de la Valderia, Leon, Spain. Son of Eumenio Picorel and Serafina Casta.

Education

Degree in biological sics., University Sevilla, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy with honors, University Autonoma Madrid, 1979.

Career

Research associate University Montreal, 1980—1985, NREL-Department of Energy-United States of America, Golden, Colorado, 1986—1988. Staff scientist EEAD-Spanish National Research Council, Zaragoza, Spain, 1987—1990, senior scientist Spain, 1991—2001, director Spain, 1988—2002, principal scientist Zargoza, Spain, since 2002. Plant nutrition department chairman EEAD-Spanish National Research Council, Zaragoza, Spain, 1994—1998, director, Spain, 1998—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in chemical composition of photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes. Research in structure and function relationship of photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes. Research in application of new spectroscopic techniques in photosy.

Membership

Member Club El Olivar, Zaragoza, 1990.

Connections

Married Maria Obando, November 2, 1961. Children: Javier, Ivana.

father:
Eumenio Picorel

mother:
Serafina Casta

spouse:
Maria Obando

child:
Javier Picorel

child:
Ivana Picorel