1st Chemistry Europe Latin American Biocatalysis Symposium

1st Chemistry Europe Latin American Biocatalysis Symposium

The event showcases the scientific advances realized in Latin American biocatalysis labs with international colleagues from all around the world, establishing bonds between research centers, while also creating new opportunities for young researchers.



  • Fabricio Freije Garcia
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argetina
    “Sustainable Synthesis of Therapeutic Agents: The Potential of Biocatalysis in Medicinal Chemistry”
  • Professor Javier Breccia
    Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina
    “Microbial Diglycosidases, Applications”
  • Dr. Fabricio Bisogno
    Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
    “Enzymatic cascades in asymmetric organosulfur chemistry”
  • Professor Rodrigo de Souza
    Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    “Process Intensification on Chemo-Enzymatic Cascade Reactions”
  • Dr. Nadia Guajardo
    Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
    “Enzymatic biocatalysis of furans to obtain bulk compounds”
  • Dr. Jenny Blamey
    Fundación Biociencia, Santiago, Chile
    “Versatility of extremophilic enzymes through their metabolic functionality”
  • Professor Ronny Martinez Moya
    University of La Serena, Chile
    “Immobilized Biocatalyst Engineering, integrating enzyme immobilization and protein engineering as a novel approach for improving biocatalysts”
  • Dr. Georgina Sandoval
    Center for Research and Assistance in Technology and Design of the State of Jalisco (CIATEJ), México
    “Industrial Biocatalysis in CIATEJ”
  • Professor Lorena Betancor
    Universidad ORT Uruguay, Montevideo
    “Non-traditional strategies in biocatalyst immobilization”

The event will be moderated by Dr. Pablo Domínguez de María, Sustainable Momentum, Spain, Prof. Selin Kara, Aarhus University, Denmark / Leibniz University Hannover, Germany, Dr. Ruben Ragg, Editor-in-Chief, ChemBioChem, and Dr. Santiago Chanquia, Aarhus University, Denmark.

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