III-2 – Materials to Modulate Ionic Transport in Biological Systems


Organizers: Shelley Minteer (University of Utah), Plamen Atanassov (University of New Mexico), Carlo Santoro (University of New Mexico), Enrico Traversa (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, PRC), Clara Santato (Polytechnique Montreal), Milena De Nicola (University of Rome "Tor Vergata").

Lo Gunnar Otto Gorton

Lund University, Lund, Sweden

DEGREES: PhD 1981, Docent (Associate Professor) 1986, Professor 1997. Professor in Analytical Chemistry (chair, Lund University) 1997-July 2016. AWARDS. (1) 2000, ISI “The most highly cited paper authored by a Swedish scientist in the field of Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences between Jan 1995 and June 1999”, (2) 2000 "Professor Honoris Causa of the University of Bucharest", (3) the special issue of Bioelectrochemistry, 76(1-2), 2009, (Advanced Design of Electron-Transfer Pathways Across Biomolecular Interfaces) was dedicated to me on my 60th birthday. (4) 2010 “Visiting Honorary Professor” at Xiangfan University, (5) 2012 “Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry, (6) 2012 International DropSens Award for "Best Research Work in Applied Electroanalytical Chemistry", (7) 2013/2014 Katzumi Niki Prize in Bioelectrochemistry of the International Society of Electrochemistry, (8) 2017 EuCheMS DAC award. MEMBERSHIPS: (1) Member of The Royal Physiographic Society in Lund, 2002-still. (2) Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) 2003-still. (3) Chair elect (2007-2008), Chair (2009-2010), Post Chair (2011-2012) of the Bioelectrochemical Division of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE). (4) Member of the Bioelectrochemical Society (BES) Council 2009-still, (5) President of BES 2016-2020 Original papers: published: 450, Book chapters: 12, Patents: 4 Citations 19 May, 2017: 18923 (ISI)/24349 (Google Scholar), H-index: 72(ISI)/85(Google Scholar) Editorial/Advisory Board of Biosensors & Bioelectronics (1994-2006) Analytical Proceedings including Analytical Communications (1994-1999), The Analyst (1995-2002), Analytica Chimica Acta (1997-2004), Talanta (1999-2001), Current Analytical Chemistry (2005–still), Electroanalysis (2006-still), Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2006-still), Open Analytical Chemistry Journal (2007–still), Advances in Analytical Chemistry (2008–still), Bioelectrochemistry (2005-still), ChemElectroChem (2013-still), Current Opinion in Electrochemistry (2016- still). SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS: Bio(spectro)electrochemistry (NADH, mediated/direct electron transfer reactions between proteins/enzymes/whole l