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Sebastián Santiago Chávez de Diego Edit Profile

researcher , Molecular biologist

Sebastián Santiago Chávez de Diego, Spanish molecular biologist, researcher. Achievements include research in relationship between transcription elongation and genetic instability; discovery and isolation of the THO protein complex. Recipient Young Researcher award, Real Maestranza de Caballería, 1999.

Background

Diego, Sebastián Santiago Chávez de was born on July 25, 1964 in Seville, Andalusia. Son of Felipe Chávez González and Carmen de Diego Aranguren.

Education

Biology, University de Sevilla, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University de Sevilla, 1992.

Career

Researcher Philipps University Marburg, Germany, 1993—1996. Assistant professor University de Sevilla, Spain, 1996—1999, associate professor, since 1999. Vicerector University International de Andalucía, Seville, 2001—2004.

Visiting professor University Colorado, Denver, 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in relationship between transcription elongation and genetic instability. Discovery and isolation of the THO protein complex.

Membership

President Iniciativa Sevilla Abierta, Spain, since 2007. Member Andlusian Council Knowledge Society, Spain, 2007. Fellow: Marie Curie; member: American Society Microbiology, Sociedad Española de Genética, Sociedad Española de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular.

Connections

Married Alicia Almárcegui Elduayen, June 2, 2001. Children: Felipe Chávez Almárcegui, Leonardo Chávez Almárcegui.

father:
Felipe Chávez González Carmen

mother:
Carmen

spouse:
Alicia Almárcegui Elduayen

children:
Felipe Chávez Almárcegui Diego

Leonardo Chávez Almárcegui Diego