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Félix Calderón

Félix Calderón

Félix Calderón graduated with a degree in Chemistry from the Autonoma University of Madrid in 2000. His background include training in synthetic chemistry at the University of Turin (Italy), the Spanish National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC, Ph.D. awarded in 2006), and computational chemistry at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In 2007, he joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK_ where he has led programs in different therapeutic areas although his career has primarily focused on infectious diseases. Currently he is leads the chemistry department within the Malaria unit in GSK.  He is member of the Fine Chemical Group of the UK based Society of Chemistry and Industry (SCI) and co-organizer of the SCI/RSC Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry meeting for global health (triennial conference). He joined the Editorial Advisory Board of the ACS Infectious