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FEBS distinguishes ITQB Professor

Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada to receive Medaille d’Honneur
FEBS distinguishes ITQB Professor

Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada

The Executive Committee of FEBS has unanimously decided to award the Medaille d’Honneur to Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada, Invited Full Professor at ITQB, for her long and devoted activities for FEBS. The award ceremony will take place in Prague during the 34th FEBS Congress in July 2009.

From 1992 to 2001, Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada was the Portuguese delegate of the FEBS Council representing the Portuguese Biochemical Society. After chairing the organizing committee of the 27th FEBS/PAMBMB Congress (2001) in Lisbon, she was appointed vice-president (2002) and later president (2003-2004) of the FEBS executive committee. Between 2005 and 2007 she was president of the Working Group on the Career of Young Scientists.

The Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) is one of the largest organisations in European life sciences, with nearly 40.000 members distributed among 36 Constituent Societies and 7 Associated Member Societies in 43 countries. The Medaille d’Honneur is a distinction made every two years to researchers who have contributed significantly to the development of FEBS and the field of Biochemistry.

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