Carlos López-Otín (Sabiñánigo, Huesca, 1958), Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Universidad de Oviedo, is a scientist recognised internationally for his research into cancer, hereditary diseases and aging. He is a permanent member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) and corresponding member of the Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales.
He has received various awards, including the Premio Nacional de Oncología Fundación Echevarne, the Premio Rey Jaime I de Investigación and the Premio Nacional de Investigación Santiago Ramón y Cajal. His most recent awards include the Premio Carmen y Severo Ochoa in Molecular Biology, the Premio México de Ciencia y Tecnología, the Premio Internacional de Investigación Oncológica Ramiro Carregal-Fundación La Rosaleda and the Premio Aragón 2016.
To conclude, Antonio San José will ask López-Otín to come up with three proposals that, in his opinion, may help to improve society. The conversation will be accompanied by the projection of videos and images relating to our guest’s career.