Core team

<center>Dr. Amadeu Llebaria</center>

Dr. Amadeu Llebaria

Director

Amadeu Llebaria graduated in chemical engineering at Institut Químic de Sarrià (IQS, Barcelona) and in chemistry at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). He obtained a PhD in chemical engineering (IQS) and a PhD in chemistry (University of Barcelona) working on synthetic methods mediated by transition metals. After a postdoctoral period in Germany he obtained a scientist position at CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) where he has developed his scientific career. He has led numerous research projects funded by public and private entities. His interests are related to the design and synthesis of molecules with biological activity. He is now working on different drug development projects in collaboration with biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The current research activities include photopharmacology, immunotherapy and chemical methods for native protein labelling. He has a large experience in multidisciplinary collaborative research at the interface between chemistry, biochemistry and biology and in the development of molecules for biological and therapeutic use.

amadeu.llebaria@iqac.csic.es
+34 93 400 61 08 / +34 689 002 398

<center>Dra. Carme Serra</center>

Dra. Carme Serra

Technical Director

Carme Serra studied Chemistry at the University of Barcelona and obtained her PhD also in this field. She has worked as a researcher in the Medicinal Chemistry Department of a pharmaceutical company, leading several medicinal chemistry projects. She is in charge of the collaboration projects, mainly with pharma and biotech companies, that include custom synthesis, process development, etc.

carme.serra@iqac.csic.es
Tel. (+34) 934 006 100 ext. 2166

<center>Dra. Lourdes Muñoz</center>

Dra. Lourdes Muñoz

Analysis Manager

Lourdes Muñoz graduated in Chemistry at the University of Barcelona and obtained a Master’s degree and later a PhD in Organic Chemistry. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Davis-USA. She has also had a number of post-doctoral research positions before joining the MCS. She manages the analytical projects and services.

lourdes.munoz@iqac.csic.es
Tel. (+34) 934 006 100 ext. 2315

<center>Dr. Juanlo Catena</center>

Dr. Juanlo Catena

Synthesis Manager

Juanlo Catena graduated in Pharmacy at the University of Barcelona and received his PhD in the synthesis of natural products from the same University. After a post-doctoral stay at the University College of London, he worked for several pharmaceutical companies. He has experience in the management of medicinal chemistry projects, process development, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. He manages the synthesis projects and services.

juanlo.catena@iqac.csic.es
Tel. (+34) 934 006 100 ext. 2119

<center>Dr. Xavier Gregori</center>

Dr. Xavier Gregori

Management and Promotion

Xavier Gregori studied Chemistry at the University of Barcelona (UB) and obtained a PhD in Biochemistry at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). He has extensive experience in Intellectual Property management and commercialisation, in the life sciences sector, both in academia and industry. In addition to the tech transfer activities, he manages contracts and customer relationships and acts as Quality Manager.

xavier.gregori@iqac.csic.es
Tel. (+34) 934 006 100 ext. 1264