Ana Maria Fernandez-Escamilla
Ana-María Fernández-Escamilla is a senior researcher at Spanish National Research Council. In 2001, she received her PhD in Biophysical Chemistry at the University of Granada, Spain. She developed her career in prestigious Spanish and international research centers as European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Germany), funded by National and European competing grants. She participated in the development and testing of the computer algorithm “TANGO”, designed to predict protein aggregation propensity. Currently, she develops as PI two R&D projects funded by public bodies and one biotech-company research contract. In 2014, she got positive assessment of research excellence by the Spanish National Evaluation and Foresight Agency. Her scientific research is focused on protein engineering combining theoretical and experimental approaches for biochemical, biophysical, and structural characterization of macromolecules.