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Rafael Gozalbes


  • Since 2010: independent consultant in the area of computer science and molecular modeling for different companies and chemical-pharmaceutical groups, and since 2012 as founder and director of ProtoQSAR.
  • 2007-2010: Scientific collaborator in the Laboratory of Structural Biochemistry, Príncipe Felipe Research Center (CIPF), Valencia. Responsible for the computational management of the database of available chemical compounds.
  • 2001-2007: Senior scientist in the molecular modeling group of the company CEREP (Paris, France). Project Manager in different drug design projects, computational management of the company's compound databases and the development of models for the generation of focused chemical libraries (GPCRs, CNS, kinases).
  • 1998-2001: Postdoctoral position in the "Groupe de Chimie Informatique et Modélisation" of ITODYS - CNRS and the Faculté de Médecine (Université Paris VII). Project developed: "Computer design and experimental evaluation (in vitro and in vivo) of new active drugs against opportunistic AIDS infections".
  • 1998: PhD in Pharmacy (University of Valencia), title of the doctoral thesis "Application of Molecular Connectivity to the selection of new drugs with potential antiprotozoal activity”.

Jyotsna Bhat-Ambure

Researcher (MSCA-IF Fellow)

  • 2021: Incorporation to MolDrug as a Senior Researcher (MSCA-IF fellow).
  • 2013-2019: Doctor in Biochemistry (Computational Biology), University of Calcutta (Bose Institute), India.
  • 2017 (6 months): Visiting Fellow at University of Gdansk, Poland.
  • 2012: M.S.Pharm. in Pharmacoinformatics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, NIPER, Mohali, India.
  • 2010: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India.

Patricia Serrano Candelas

International Project Manager
  • 2021: Incorporation to ProtoQSAR as a Project Manager.
  • 2019-2021: Order Manager in Intersemillas, S.A.
  • 2017-2018: Environmental Technician in the City Council of Utiel.
  • 2018: Master’s Degree in Business Administration in Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
  • 2016-2017: Collaboration in the Inmaculada Candelas consultancy.
  • 2015-2016: Responsible of biological production in a marine microalgal industrial plant in Buggypower S.L.
  • 2011-2015: Biologist in a marine microalgal industrial plant in Buggypower Gestão de Biomassa, Lda.
  • 2010-2011: Leonardo da Vinci job intership in Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves.
  • 2009: Master’s Degree in Marine Sciences in Universitat de Barcelona.
  • 2008: Bachelor's degree in Biology in Universitat de València.