Biopolymers Group    ->   Leonardo Lizarraga, Ph.D.

Dr Lizarraga
Centro de Investigaciones en Bionanociencias
Godoy Cruz 2390, C1425FQD Buenos Aires, Argentina
T: +54 11 4899-5500 int 5608
E: leonardo.lizarraga@cibion.conicet.gov.ar


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 AREAS OF INTEREST  

  • Biopolymers
  • Bacterial adhesion
  • Microbially induced corrosion
  • Conducting polymers
  • Electrochemical catalysis
METHODS
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Force spectroscopy
  • Electrochemistry
  • Image processing

BIOSKETCH

  • Born on november 22nd 1977, in Vicente López, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2003. Chemistry degree, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEN), University of Buenos Aires (UBA).
  • 2007. PhD in Chemistry, Instituto de Química Física de los Materiales, Medio Ambiente y Energía (INQUIMAE) / CONICET, Inorganic Chemistry Dept, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEN), University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Advisor: Dr. Fernando Molina.
  • September-December 2007. Postdoctoral Fellow. Institute of Biofísica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Palermo, Italy. Advisor: Dr. Pier Luigi San Biagio.
  • 2008 – 2011. Postdoctoral Fellow. IRCELYON (Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et du Laboratoire d’Applications de la Chimie à l’Environnement) – CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) – Université Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, Lyon, Francia. Advisor: Dr. Phillipe Vernoux.
  • 2012 – 2013. Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. Advisor: Dr. Lawrence A. Bottomley.
  • Since 2014. Assistant Researcher of CONICET at CIBION. Head of the Biopolymers Group.

 AWARDS

  • 1994 Silver Medal. Argentine Chemistry Olympiad
  • 1995 Silver Medal. Argentine Chemistry Olympiad
  • 1996 Gold Medal. Argentine Chemistry Olympiad
  • 1996 Silver Medal. 2nd Iberoamerica Chemistry Olympiad. México (DF), México
  • 1997 Bronze Medal. 29th International Chemistry Olimpiad. 

 PUBLICATIONS

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