Featured speaker and symposium chair
Luis M. Liz-Marzán, CIC biomaGUNE, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain
Luis M. Liz-Marzán is a PhD from the University of Santiago de Compostela (1992) and has been postdoc at Utrecht University and visiting professor at the Universities of Tohoku, Michigan, Melbourne and Hamburg, as well as the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. After holding a chair in Physical Chemistry at the University of Vigo, he is currently Ikerbasque Research Professor and Scientific Director of the Basque Centre of Cooperative Research in Biomaterials (CIC biomaGUNE), in San Sebastián. He is co-author of over 350 publications and 8 patents, and has received several national and international research awards. He is editor of ACS Omega, reviewing editor of Science and editorial advisory board member of several chemistry, nanotechnology and materials science journals. His current interests include nanoparticle synthesis and assembly, nanoplasmonics, and development of nanoparticle-based sensing and diagnostic tools.