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Monday, 21 June 2021

Prof. Lechuga receives the XVIII Burdinola Research Award

This award is a reference amongst research professionals, with big names in the Spanish scientific research such as Prof. Margarita Salas. The award ceremony will be held on Monday 28 June at the UAB’s Casa Convalescència.

Prof. Laura Lechuga, leader of the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, has been awarded the XVIII Burdinola Research Award. This recognition is a reference amongst research professionals, since important personalities in the Spanish scientific community have received it. Among them is Prof. Margarita Salas, an outstanding Spanish scientist and medical researcher in the fields of biochemistry and molecular genetics. The candidacy to this award of Prof. Lechuga was supported by CERCA.

Prof. Laura Lechuga is Full Professor of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the focus of her research is the development of novel nanobiosensor devices based on nanoplasmonics and silicon-based photonics principles, including surface biofunctionalization, microfluidics for automatic fluid delivery and complete lab-on-a-chip integration for point-of-care devices. She has received several prizes and recognitions along her career, such as the Prize of Physics, Innovation and Technology from the Spanish Royal Society of Physics and BBVA Foundation in 2016. In 2020 Prof. Laura Lechuga received three prestigious awards: King Jaume I Prize“Juan de la Cierva” National Research Award and Ada Byron Prize.

The ceremony of the XVIII Burdinola Research Award will be held next Monday 28 June, at the UAB’s Casa Convalescència, in Barcelona.


Information via: http://burdinola.com/es/desarrollo_noticias.aspx?guid=aa944d6b-1417-42c0-9252-ed740010960f&volver=home