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Phone: 
+50322630853
Address: 
87 Av Nte No 147 Col Escalón

Fellow
Limonta-Vidal
Manuel de Jesus
Current position: 
Regional Director
Current nationality: 
Cuba
Current residence: 
El Salvador
Affiliation/Institution: 
Regional Office for Latin Américaand the Caribbean - International Science Council (ISC)
Biodata: 
Limonta-Vidal is Regional Director of the Internatonal Science Council (ISC) Reg. Off. for Lat. Am. and the Caribbean. He was head of biotechnology and science adviser, Natl. Inst. of Haematology, Cuba and prof., Medical U. of Havana. He was the founder director general of both the Centre for Biological Research, Cuba (1982-86) and the Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Cuba (1986-99) and founder of the Centres for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, provinces of Camaguey (1989) and Sancti Spiritus (1990). His honours include: two Dr. (h.c.), Universidad Central, Ecuador and Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico; 2 Medals Comendador Merito Cientifico, Brazil; 3 medals, Natl. Sciences Trade Union, Cuba; member, editorial board, 7 scientific journals; member, 13 natl. and intl. scientific and medical associations; and fellow, Caribbean Acad. of Sciences and Cuban Acad. of Sciences. Member of teh academy of Sciences of The Caribbean (since 2000) of the World Academy of Science (TWAS, since 1995). In the last 28th TWAS General Assambly Meeting in Trieste, Italy, Prof. Manuel Limonta was elected Vice President of TWAS for the period 2019 - 2031.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Elected
1995
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 16/01/2020