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educator , microbiologist , researcher

Ricardo Amils, Spanish microbiologist, educator, researcher. Achievements includes use of antiobiotics to study the functional evolution of ribosomes and total reconstitution of ribosomes. Grantee European Commission, 1993-1996; fellow European Molecular Biology Organization, 1983; recipient Antibiotic award Compania Espanola de Penicilina, 1973.

Background

Amils, Ricardo was born on July 3, 1947 in Barcelona. Son of Ricardo and Ana (Pibernat) Amils.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Barcelona, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Science, University Barcelona, 1973.

Career

Research associate Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1973-1975, Columbia University, New York City, 1975-1977. Assistant professor University Autonoma de Madrid, 1978, professor, 1986-1993, full professor, since 1993, director microbiology department, 1981-1982, director biology division, 1982-1984, dean science faculty, 1987-1993. Science researcher Consejo Superior Investigaciones Cienti, Madrid, 1979-1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements includes use of antiobiotics to study the functional evolution of ribosomes and total reconstitution of ribosomes.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Spanish Microbiology Society.

Connections

Married Rosemary Samalot, July 15. Children: Rosemary, Ricardo.

father:
Ricardo Amils

mother:
Ana (Pibernat) Amils

spouse:
Rosemary Samalot

child:
Rosemary Amils

child:
Ricardo Amils