Xabier Contreras

Ikerbasque Research Associate, UPV/EHU & Biophysics Institute CSIC-UPV/EHU

Biophysics Institute CSIC-UPV/EHU.
Research line: 
Mechanism and dynamics of interaction of specific lipids with proteins, and the implication of such interactions in protein activity and cell signaling, with special emphasis in membrane proteins. Development of functionalized small molecules for membrane research.
Post-doctoral fellow at the Biochemistry Center of Heidelberg and research fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. More than 10 years of experience in Research Centers in Spain and Germany.
Doctor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Biophysics Institute CSIC-UPV/EHU.