Lorenzo Melchor

Past Boards of Directors · Honorary members

Lorenzo Melchor has a degree in Biology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2003) and a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2008). His thesis focused on the molecular pathology of familial breast cancer at the National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) in Madrid, with research visits at the University of Pennsylvani. From 2008 to 2015, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London (UK). In his research career, Lorenzo has authored 30 scientific papers (h-index = 21) and received funding from the Ministry of Education and Science (FPU), the Ramón Areces Foundation, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, the Myeloma Foundation (UK) and the CRIS Cancer Foundation. In October of 2015, he began working at the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) as a scientific coordinator at the Spanish Embassy in London, where he promotes scientific diplomacy, coordinates scientific programs such as “Ambassadors for Science” and organizes professional development workshops in science.