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Angel Carracedo Alvarez

Angel Carracedo Alvarez

Director
University of Santiago de Compostela
Spain

Biography

AC has published 12 books and over 530 papers in SCI journals, including papers in Nature, Nature Genetics, Science, PNAS, American Journal of Human Genetics, Gene, European Journal of Human Genetics and specially in Forensic Science journals. Highly cited researcher (Thomson&Reuter 2012) in Molecular Biology and Clinical Medicine. Board member and external adviser of different national and international institutions, foundations and societies on Forensic Science (IALM, MAFS). Past president of the ISFG. Director of 70 Ph.D’s all with the highest qualification and 25 with University or National Awards. Editor of Forensic Science International Genetics and member of the editorial board of a number of the international and national journals on genetics, cancer and forensic science. Prizes and distinctions: Jaime I Award, Adelaide Medal, Galien Medal, Medal Castelao, Medal of Galicia, Medal to the Police merit, Galician Prize of Research, Fernandez Latorre Award, Prismas Award and various prizes from foundations and scientific societies. Doctor Honoris Causa for different universities in Europe and the Americas.

Research Interest

clinical genetics, forensic genetics and genetics of complex traits (particularly sudden cardiac death, cancer, psychiatric diseases and pharmacogenomics)