Prof. Marcelo Preite
Prof. Marcelo Preite completed his PhD from Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, in 1994, and is currently Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where he was hired in 1998. His research interests are mainly in organic synthesis, total and partial syntheses, and the development of new synthetic methodology. He is or has been member of several scientific societies, like American Chemical Society (ACS), American Asociation for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Asociación Pro-Ciencia Rosario, Asociación Química Argentina (AQA), Sociedad Argentina de Investigaciones en Química Orgánica (AQA), Sociedad Chilena de Química (SCQ), etc. He served as reviewer for several scientific journals and scientific financing agencies, like Elsevier, RSC journals, ACS journals, Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society, Fondecyt (Chile), Conicyt (Chile), Conicet (Argentina), etc. Currently, he is the Regional Editor for the journal Molecules.