Curriculum of Andrés de la Escosura

of Andrés
de la Escosura


Andrés de la Escosura (PhD 2005) carried out postdoctoral studies at the Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). He joined Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 2009, where he has held various positions as Assistant Professor, Ramón y Cajal Fellow and, since December 2018, Associate Professor.

Currently, he belongs to the recently created Institute for Advanced
Research in Chemical Sciences
(IAdChem) and the Organic Chemistry Department at UAM, where he leads a research group concerned with the study of biohybrid materials and systems chemistry.

After finding useful properties of protein capsids as nanoreactors and nanocontainers to incorporate different kinds of matarials, he is currently working in areas that include biomedical applications, prebiotic systems chemistry and the origin of life.

He is currently the coordinator of the European FET-OPEN Network CLASSY, focused on the construction of cell-like molecular assembly lines of programmable reaction sequences as game changers in chemical synthesis, and the EIC Pathfinder Network CORENET, dealing with complex reaction networks for reservoir computing.


11/2022 – presentProfesor Titular at UAM
12/2018 – 10/2022Profesor Contratado Doctor at UAM
02/2012 – 12/2018Ramón y Cajal Fellow at UAM
01/2009 – 01/2012Profesor Ayudante Doctor (Assistant Professor) at UAM
01/2007 – 12/2008Marie Curie Fellow at the Radboud University of Nijmegen
04/2006 – 12/2006Postdoc at the RUN (funded by the Dutch NWO)
10/2003 – 03/2006Profesor Ayudante (University Assistant) at UAM
01/2002 – 09/2003Predoctoral Fellowship from the Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid
03/2001 – 12/2001Predoctoral Fellowship from the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia
2014Young Investigator Award of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry
2018John Shelnutt Young Investigator Award of the SPP


2005 PhD in Science, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) Advisors: Prof. Tomás Torres and Victoria M. Díaz Theme: Functional Molecular, Supramolecular and Polymeric Phthalocyanine-Based Systems
2000 BSc in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)