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Dr. Pohl Milon

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

Dr. Pohl Milon is a biochemist and molecular biologist with extensive experience in academia and research. He currently serves as the Director of the School of Biology and the Biomolecules Laboratory at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) in Lima, Peru. Dr. Milon holds a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Università degli Studi di Camerino in Italy and has completed postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Germany. Throughout his career, Dr. Milon has held various academic and research positions, including roles as a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute and the Università degli Studi di Camerino. He has been instrumental in founding and leading Biodyamols (BDM), a biotechnology startup focusing on the development of aptamers.

His scientific expertise spans ribosome function, protein synthesis, gene expression regulation, and the development of novel antibiotics. Dr. Milon has been the recipient of numerous research grants, including funding from EraNet-LAC, ProCiencia, and Fondecyt. His innovative work has led to the development of technologies such as rapid molecular detection platforms and synthetic biomolecules targeting ribosomes. He is also a prolific author with numerous publications in high-impact journals, reflecting his contributions to the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. In addition to his research and entrepreneurial activities, Dr. Milon is an active member of the scientific community and a scientific advisor for various initiatives. Fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish, he has mentored over 30 students and continues to shape the future of biological sciences through his leadership and innovative research.

Talk: "Coupling structural and kinetic studies to unveil novel mechanisms of ribosome inhibition"

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