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Pablo Aza Toca, winner of the 2nd Award of the "Archimedes Competition"
28 Feb 2017
Pablo Aza Toca, winner of the 2nd Award of the "Archimedes Competition"

Pablo Aza Toca, Master Student in Biotechnology by the UAM, has won the second prize at the XV Archimedes Competition of Introduction to Scientific Research, awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. He received the award in the Area of Biomedical and Biological Science to his work "Lacases engineering for the oxidation of aromatic amines" performed in the Group of  Biotechnology for Lignocellulosic Biomass at Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, CSIC, under the supervision of Dra. Susana Camarero.

The Archimedes Competition seeks to foster the research spirit of young university students by awarding research works. In this  XV Edition 350 applications were received from which 25 finalist works were selected. The Award Ceremony was held on February 22nd at the Auditorium of the General Secretariat of Universities of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.