Carlos López-Otín#


!Carlos López-Otín
Email:clo 'at' uniovi.es
Membership Number:1861
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:clopez-otin
Elected:1998
Homepage:http://www.unioviedo.es/Oncologia/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76&Itemid=120&lang=en




Present and Previous Positions
  • since 1987 Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Oviedo University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Identification of and enzymatic and functional characterization of proteases associated with tumour processes
  • Development/Study of strategies which inhibit proteolytic activity of tumour proteases
  • Determination of three dimensional structures of human proteases associated with tumours
  • Generation of animal models of gain and loss of proteolytic function. Analysis of tumour progression susceptibility in the models generated

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences-Spain
  • Member of the Academia Europaea
  • "Santiago Ramon y Cajal" National Award for Research
  • 'Carmen and Severo Ochoa' Award for Molecular Biology
  • 'King Jaime I' Basic Research Award
  • European Biochemistry FEBS Prize '25th Silver Jubilee'


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