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Olalla Vázquez

Olalla Vázquez (PI; University of Marburg)

 

Project(s) involved: Vázquez/Kassel

www: http://olallalab.org/

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Jun.-Prof. Olalla Vázquez

 

Philipps Universitaet Marburg

Hans-Meerwein-Straße 4

D-35032 Marburg

Germany

Academic Career

07/2014 – now

W1 Professor for Chemical Biology at Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Germany

03 – 06/2014

Independent Junior Group Leader at Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Germany

Mentor: Prof. Eric Meggers

2014 – 2011

Postdoctoral Marie Curie Fellow at Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Germany

Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Seitz

Topic: RNA-encoded Transfer Reactions for the Synthesis of Cytotoxic Peptides

2006 – 2010

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Supervisor: Prof. José Luis Mascareñas and Prof. Eugenio M. Vázquez

Topic: DNA recognition: New specific agents and fluorescent probes

Qualification: Summa cum laude & Several Awards

06 – 10/2008

Predoctoral Short-term Research Stay at Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Seitz

Topic: Target-Catalyzed Transfer Reactions for the Amplified Detection of Legionella pneumophila ssDNA

06 – 10/2006

Predoctoral Short-term Research Stay at Harvard University, USA

Supervisor: Prof. Gregory L. Verdine

Topic: Action Mechanisim of the DNA Glycosidase MutM & NMR studies of the SpoIIIE Protein

2004 – 2006

Master Degree in Chemistry at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Supervisor: Prof. José Luis Mascareñas

Topic: Synthesis of Peptide Derivatives and Evaluation of their Interaction with Specific Sequences of DNA

2004 – 2005

Postgraduate Certificate in Education at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

2004 – 2005

Postgradate Disertation at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Supervisor: Prof. José Luis Mascareñas

Topic: Synthesis and Evaluation of Peptide Derivatives to Interact With Specific Genome Sequences

2004 – 2005

Initiation on Scientific Research at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Supervisor: Prof. José Luis Mascareñas

Topic: Peptide Synthesis and DNA binders

1999 – 2004

B.Sc in Chemisty with Honours at University of Santiago de Compostela.

 

 

Awards and Fellowships

2018

MarBiNa Research Award 2018 by Initiative Biotechnologie und Nanotechnologie

2017

Young Research Award SPP1926 by DFG

2017

GSK Stiftungs-Symposium by GSK

2016

Cottrell-Fulbright Award granted by the Fulbright Commission

2015

Best Oral Communication in the conference: VI Galician Young Researchers Abroad, A Coruña, Spain.

2014

Personal invitation to attend to the Dr. Bert Schram Young Peptide Symposium, which took place within the European Peptide Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2013

Personal invitation to attend to the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which was dedicated to Chemistry, Germany.

2012

Extraordinary Award of the PhD in Chemistry granted by the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

2012

European Young Chemist Award 2012 granted by EuCheMS, Consiglio Nazionale dei Chimici and Societá Chemica Italiana.

2012

Best Poster Award in the conference of The International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids, Montreal, Canada.

2011

EU FP7 Marie Curie Fellowship for Postdoctal studies

2010

Thesis Research Award granted by Diputación de Pontevedra, Spain.

2009

VII Lilly Research Awards on Basic Science for Ph.D. students (EUACC) granted by the pharmaceutical company Lilly, Spain.

2005

Extraordinary Award of the Degree in Chemistry granted by University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

2005

F.P.U Predoctoral Research Fellowship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, Spain.

2004

Award for the Best Student of Chemistry in Galicia granted by Xunta de Galicia, regional government, Spain.

2005

Fellowship for Master Degree Studies granted by Xunta de Galica, regional government, Spain.

2004

Fellowship for Initiation of Scientific Research as Undergraduate Student granted by Xunta de Galicia, regional government, Spain.