Personal del departament

Ester Boix Borrás
  • Biografia
  • Ester Boix is leading the research group on “Human host defence RNases” at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. Following postdoctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, and at the University of Bath, UK, she was awarded in 2002 with a Ramon y Cajal senior researcher contract and is currently Full Professorship accredited. She has been awarded 7 research projects as Principal Investigator and has published more than 70 papers in peer-review journals. Her research group has contributed to the structural characterization of human RNases by X-ray crystallography and the identification of RNases host defence properties. Current work is focused on the identification of RNA recognition patterns and structure-based design of novel antimicrobial agents to combat bacterial resistance.
  • Grups de recerca
  • Human RNases involved in host defense

  • Altres informacions
  • Research ID: B-9038-2012



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