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MARTI Angel, Rice University, USA

Photophysical and Photochemical Changes in Metal Complexes Bound to Amyloid-β Peptides


Angel A. Martí obtained his Ph.D in Chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras under the supervision of Prof. Jorge Colón. Following his postdoctoral training with Prof. Nicholas Turro at Columbia University in New York, he joined the department of Chemistry at Rice University in Houston in 2008. At Rice, he has been using photochemistry to study a variety of topics including protein aggregation, cellular temperature, and nanomaterials. He is the author of more than 120 publications and has received a variety of awards including the Inter-American Photochemical Society Young Investigator Award in 2013, the New Investigator Award from the American Society for Photobiology in 2014, the Rice University Presidential Mentoring Award in 2019, was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2020 and was awarded the 2022 ACS SWRM Stan Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.