Dr Francisco Fernandez-Lima, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University.
Hosted by Prof Helen Cooper, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham
Dr Fernandez-Lima is an Associate Professor (2012-present) in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University. He received a BS (2001) and MS (2003) in Nuclear Physics at the Institute of Nuclear Sciences and Technology (Havana, Cuba) and a PhD (2006) in Applied Physics at PUC-Rio (Brazil) under the guidance of Dr. Enio F. da Silveira. He performed post-doctoral studies (2007-2010) at Texas A&M University under the supervision of Dr. David H. Russell and Dr. Emile A. Schweikert.
Dr Fernandez-Lima is a world-leader in the use of high-resolution ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) for the study of biological problems. He is the recipient of the 2017 National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the 2017 American Chemical Society Emerging Investigator Award. Prior to these, he was named the 2015 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Emerging Investigator and a recipient of a 2010-2016 National Institute of Health K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award.