Olivera, Baldomero M.
Agricultural Sciences
Corresponding Member

In reconiton of his significant studies and accomplishments in the fields of biochemistry and mulecular biology specifically the discoveries of numerous Conus peptides which are now in various phases of clinical trials as highly specific drugs of pain epilepsy, and other disorders of the nervous system. His researches on marine gastropods and his keen sense of observation have led to the elucidation of the mechanism of action,functions, and classification of the neuroactive Conus peptides into families and superfamilies.

Birthdate: 29 july 1941