Margarita Salas#


Margarita Salas
Email:msalas 'at' cbm.uam.es
Membership Number:91
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:msalas
Homepage: http://www.sibi.org/ingles/sib/doc/curr/ms.htm





Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor at the CSIC in the field of Biotechnology
  • 1968-1992 Lecturer of Molecular Genetics, Chemistry Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid ()
  • 1964-1967 Post-doctoral work at the University of New York
  • 1963 PhD degree

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular genetics

Honours and Awards
  • Member of Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences, Royal Spanish Academy, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Microbiology, United States National Academy of Sciences, and the Severo Ochoa Foundation, Member of EMBO, Academia Europae, Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences and American Academy of Microbiology
  • On 11 July 2008, Salas was raised into the Spanish nobility by King Juan Carlos I with the hereditary title of Marquesa de Canero
  • 1986 Severo Ochoa Research award of the Ferrer Foundation (1986)
  • 1961 Carlos J. Finlay of the UNESCO
  • 1994 King Jaime I Research Award
  • 1996 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Oviedo
  • 1997 Medal of the Regional Government of Asturias
  • 1998 Human Values Prize of the Correo Group
  • 1995 - present President of the Spanish Institute


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