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Ana Maria Lobo

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Ana Maria Lobo is Professor of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science and Technology – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT) of the New University of Lisbon – Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL). Her research domain lies in the area of Organic Chemistry, namely new methods for the synthesis of natural molecules of practical importance and biochemical mechanisms such as chemical carcinogenesis.

After completion of her PhD in Chemistry (1972), she joined the then recently created New University of Lisbon in 1974 and became full professor in 1979. There she started a school of organic chemistry which has since spread to other universities and institutes in Portugal. She was President of the Scientific Council of the Faculty from 1996 to 1999.

Ana Maria Lobo has also served in several editorial boards of scientific journals, in research evaluation committees and lectured extensively in Portugal and abroad.

She is cofounder and first Director of the Bulletin of the Portuguese Chemical Society (1978-1981), and has been President of its Organic Chemistry Division since 2005. She has been active in patent litigation cases in Portuguese courts.

A founding member of AMONET – Portuguese Association of Women Scientists in 2004, Ana Maria Lobo became its first President in 2005, and has since helped to raise the awareness in relation with women scientists issues, including empowerment in research decision.

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