Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Leopoldo de Meis

Leopoldo de Meis
Current Position Professor of Biochemistry Phone No. (21) 2270-163
Born in , Brazil in 03/01/1938 Year Elected 1996
Email [email protected]
Education
Federal University of Rio de Jeneiro Brazil MD 1961
Positions Held
Federal University of Rio de Jeneiro Professor of Biochemistry 1978 to date Assistant and Associate Professor 1967-1978 Biologist Instituto Oswaldo Cruz Rio de Jeneiro 1964-1967 Fogarty Fellow National Institute of Health (NIH) Bethesda Maryland USA 1962-1964
Awards
National Award Republic of Brazil Ordem Nacional do Merito Educado--Classe Comendador 2000 Ordem Nacional do Merito Cientifico--Classe Gra Cruz 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa Universidade de Buenos Aires Argentina 1997 and Universite Catholique de Louvain Belgium 1995 N van Uden Award Lecture University of Coimbra Portugal 1993 Oswaldo Cruz Award State Govt of Rio de Jeneiro 1988 Diploma of the World Cultural Council (Mexico) 1987 Chemistry Award Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 1986 LAFI Award Pharmaceutical Industries Brazil 1978
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation USA 1986-87 Fogarty Fellow NIH USA 1962-64 Member International Science Advisory Committee of the Center for International Cellular and Molecular Biology NL Mexico UNESCO 1990 to date Advisor of the Brazilian Society for Advancement of Science 1991 Counselho Director (CD-CNPq) Brazilian Council for Development of Science 1992-94 Chairman Educational Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1991-2000 Founder Advisor and Member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences 1977 to date vice President and President Brazilian Society of Biochemistry 1982-83 Member of several National and International Committees Member Editorial Boards of Ciencia e Cultura (Brazil) Biochemical Education (UK) Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (Canada) and Bioscience Reports (UK)
Research Area
Cellular and Molecular Biology besides numerous original research articles published 21 reviews and book chapters and a book on Sarcoplasmic Reticulum (1981 John Wiley USA)
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