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Prof. Jose Luis Toca-Herrera

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - BOKU
Institute for Biophysics / Dept. of Nanobiotechnology

Brief Biography:

José L. Toca-Herrera graduated in Physics from the University of Valencia, in 1993.

In 1994 he did one-year research at Max-Planck Institute of Polymer Research. From 1996 to 1999 he completed his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. He has held Postdoctoral positions at the Technical University-Berlin, the University of Cambridge, and at the Center for Nanobiotechnology (BOKU-Vienna). In 2004, he joined the Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona) as Ramón y Cajal researcher, in 2007 he moved to CIC biomaGUNE as group leader, and in 2008 he promoted to I3 researcher. In September 2010 he will hold the Chair of Biophysics at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (Vienna).


Academic positions:

Full Professorship in Biophysics


Research interests:

- Cell mechanics

- Proteins and polymers at interfaces

- Physical methods in sport sciences

- Surface analytical methods applied to sotf matter systems


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