creating a
healthier future
Jorge Azevedo
Group leader
Jorge E. Azevedo obtained his degree (?Licenciatura?) in Biochemistry at University of Porto and his PhD in Molecular Biology at Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar ? UP. He is presently a professor at ICBAS ? UP, where he teaches Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is the leader of a research group working on the biogenesis and function of organelles at IBMC since 2005. His main research interests are: 1) mechanisms of protein sorting to mammalian peroxisomes, and 2) enzymes involved in ubiquitin-conjugation/deconjugation.