Amelia P Rauter
Professor & Head
University of Lisbon
Amélia Pilar Rauter has made her Habilitation at Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL, 2002) and completed her PhD at Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria (1982). She is the Head of the Carbohydrate Chemistry Group - Center of Chemistry and Biochemistry (FCUL), and has been serving as Editor (RSC Carbohydrate Chemistry book series), Associated Editor (Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry), and member of journals advisory board in Organic/Carbohydrate Chemistry. She is Secretary of the European Carbohydrate Organisation and Secretary of the IUPAC Division on Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, has published more than 130 papers and book chapters, and authored 12 patents.
Her research interest includes promising molecules for metabolic (diabetes), degenerative diseases (Alzheimer´s and Prion diseases, cancer) and infection.