EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER - SAJB
Carlos Leonardo A. Céspedes A., did his basic, high school and Bachelor of science at Baptist College in Temuco City, Chile. Graduate from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile as Teacher of Science (Major, Chemistry mention) in 1982, then completed his Master (1988) and Doctoral degrees in Chemical Sciences (1994) at University of Concepción, Concepción City, in Chile, under supervision of Prof. Mario Silva O. (Ph.D., Imperial College, U. of London). From March, 1993 worked in Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco City, Chile. During 1996 was transferred to Mexico City (UNAM) for a postdoctoral position until 1998, from 1999 to 2000 was named Associated Researcher, and from 2001 to 2005 was Titular Researcher step A in the Chemistry Institute at UNAM. From January to December 2006 was Professor and Titular Researcher step B at FES-Iztacala, UNAM. From March 01, 2007 to January 30, 2008 Professor and Researcher at Basic Sciences Department, University of Bio Bio, Chillan, Chile. From March 01, 2008 Full Professor and Senior Researcher at Basic Sciences Department, University of Bio Bio, Chillan, Chile, until now.
Chemistry of Natural Products, Chemical Ecology, Natural Insecticides-Herbicides (Biopesticides), Plant Growth Inhibitors, Plant-plant interactions, Insect-Plant Interactions, Food Chemistry: Antioxidants, antibacterial, antifungal, Nutraceuticals and preserving; Biomedicine: Enzyme inhibitors (ROS, Acetyl cholinesterase, tyrosinase, melanin oxidase, MTT, Glutathione, etc), Anticancer activity.