Staff

Rovira Virgili, Carme

ICREA Research Professor

Research Area:
Biocatalysis and drug discovery

Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry

Faculty of Chemistry

University of Barcelona

c/Martí i Franquès, 1

+34 93 4039254

Dr. Rovira is ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona (UB). She did part of her PhD research in USA (NCSU and SIU) and obtained her PhD degree in Chemistry from the UB in 1995. She performed postdoctoral stays at the Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung (Stuttgart, Germany, 1996-1998) and UB (1999-2001). In 2002 she obtained a Ramón y Cajal position and started her research group at the Parc Científic de Barcelona. She was appointed ICREA Research Professor in 2007 and moved to the Department of Chemistry of the UB in 2012. Dr. Rovira has received research awards from the Catalan Government (Distinció de la Generalitat 2003), the Barcelona City Council (Barcelona City Prize 2016) and the European Carbohydrate Organization (Emil Fisher Award 2019). She is the author of about 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals and books, mainly in the fields of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Biology.