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Joan J. Guinovart is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Barcelona and Director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona).
Dr. Guinovart’s research focuses on metabolism. He has mentored more than 40 graduate students and postdocs and published over 170 articles on the subject.
His main recent achievements are:
Dr. Guinovart has served as President of the Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM) and the Confederation of Spanish Scientific Societies (COSCE). He is the current President of the International Union of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (IUBMB). Dr. Guinovart was elected to the Spanish Royal Academy and the Academia Europaea and has been recognized with the FEBS Diplôme d’honneur and the St. George’s Cross of the Government of Catalonia, among other distinctions.