Professor at CSIC
Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia
Prof. Ramon ERITJA obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1983 at University of Barcelona supervised by Prof. Giralt in peptide synthesis. Postdoctoral training in oligonucleotide synthesis at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope (Dr. B. Kaplan and K. Itakura) from 1984-1987 and at University of Colorado at Boulder (Dr. M. H. Caruthers) 1987-1988. He returned to University of Barcelona in 1988. He was group leader at CSIC, Barcelona 1990-1994. He was group leader and director of DNA synthesis core facility at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg (Germany) 1994-1999. He is research professor at CSIC, Barcelona from 2000 until now. From 2012 he is the Director of the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC). He is coauthor of more than 300 publications and several patents on the synthesis and properties of nucleic acids derivatives.