Results about: Joan Guinovart

The 2017 IRB Barcelona Alumni of Excellence Award goes to Marc Liesa

Marc Liesa received his PhD in 2008 after completing his doctoral studies in Antonio Zorzano's Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Laboratory.

This award recognises the excellence of former IRB Barcelona scientists.

The jury for the prize acknowledges Marc Liesa’s important contributions to mitochondrial biology.

Joan Guinovart named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Andrés Bello National University of Chile

The University has awarded this honour in recognition of his “outstanding career in biochemistry and his contributions to research, in particular, in relation to alterations in diabetes and to Lafora disease

Professor Joan Guinovart, president of biochemists worldwide

For the next three years he will serve as president of the International Union of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists, an organisation that brings together biologists and biochemists from 77 countries.

During his acceptance of the presidency, Guinovart said, “it is a great honour to chair the Union” and that he will work steadfastly to strengthen the Union around the world.