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Professor Titular MS-6-A
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FCI/BM - Grupo de Biotecnologia Molecular
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Igor Polikarpov is a Full Professor of the Institute of Physics in Sao Carlos (IFSC), The University of São Paulo (USP) and coordinator of the Ceter for Renewable Energies and Environment (poloTErRA/USP-São Carlos). His main scientific interests are centered at Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics and their applications in Bioenergy and Biotechnology. Igor Polikarpov graduated in Physics from the Byelorussian State University (1983), did his PhD at the same University (1989), and post-docs at the Latvian Academy of Science (1991), Max-Planck Gesselschaft (1993) and the University of Edinburgh (1995). Published over 220 scientific papers, which were cited more than 4.300 times (ISI). Igor Polikarpov coordinated joint scientific projects between Brazil and European Union (FP7) and Brazil and UK (FAPESP-RCUK) and is coordinating collaborative projects with India and Argentina. He also developed scientific collaborations with biotechnological and pharmaceutical companies and was responsible for construction, installation and operation of large-scale scientific installations (protein crystallography beamlines MX-1 & MX-2 at the Brazilian National Synchrotron Laboratory/LNLS, Campinas, Brazil). He is an Honorary Professor of the University of Bath and an Honorary Visiting Professor at the Department of Biology of the University of York. Prof. Polikarpov is a member of the Editorial Board of Biotechnology Letters (Springer) and Enzyme Engineering (OMICS International). Igor Polikarpov is one of the proponents of the Integrated PhD Program in Bioenergy (joint graduate course of three São Paulo State Universities: USP, UNESP and UNICAMP). Igor Polikarpov is a Commander of the Brazilian National Order of Scientific Merit and a Member of São Paulo State Academy of Sciences.