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Francisca Maria de Lluch Barceló Mairata
Francisca Maria de Lluch Barceló Mairata
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    Francisca Maria de Lluch Barceló Mairata


    Brief CV


    Current Position:

    Dra, Francisca Barceló is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (since 2009) in the University of the Balearic Islands in Palma of Mallorca (Spain).

    Research area of interest: Her interests are in the physical biochemistry of nucleic acids and biomembranes and their interactions.


    Research Fields: Structure/Function relationships in: (i) drug-DNA and (ii) bioactive compounds-model membrane interactions.


    1- Molecular bases of the antitumoral activity: Interaction of antitumoral drugs and oligonucleotides with nucleic acids.

    2- Membrane structure and its function in the cell signalling. Lipid-lipid and peptide-lipid interactions in model membrane systems.


    Technical experience and Skills: Differential scanning calorimetry, fluorescence spectroscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (P-31) and Small and Wide-Angle (SAXS and WAXS) X-ray diffraction analysis.


    She has participated in 25 competitive projects and published 50 papers in international journals (with SCI). She is co-author of 1 book chapter in the topic drug-DNA interactions and author of 1 text book in the topic Instrumental Techniques in Biology.


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    Teaching, 5 previous years

    Subject Degree
    11256 - Research Techniques in the Laboratory
    11259 - Biomembranes and Lipids. Nutrition-related Fundamentals.
    21502 - Biochemical Instrumentation Laboratory
    21512 - Biochemistry of Membranes and Bioenergetics


    Research groups

    Group Membership type
    Clinical and translational research Collaborator
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