Prof. Ricardo Barra, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Concepcion, Chile

Dr. Martin Kayser

Dr. Barra received his degree in biochemistry in 1988 from the University of Concepción and the Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from the same university in 1993. He was Marie Curie postdoctoral research fellow at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Milan, Italy 1995-1996 period. Currently he is full professor at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences/EULA-Chile Centre at the University of Concepción, Chile. His areas of specialization are: environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology and regulatory issues. In 2010-2011 he contributed as coordinating lead author to the chapter Chemicals and Waste in the UNEP Global Environmental Outlook GEO-5, released in June 2012. In 2014 was appointed as a panel member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). Currently, he is involved in research regarding chemical risks of POPs and emerging contaminants in Chile. He has published over 90 papers in international journals and several book chapters. Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AAMayFIAAAAJ&hl=es

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