Daniel Alonzo Durante Salmerón // PhD 08

Title of thesis: DESs as useful solvents in chitosan-based biorefinery

Affiliation: Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Secondment: Chiracon GmbH, Germany

I am a biotechnology engineer with a minor in molecular biology. I have directed my professional endeavors towards pharmacy. Because of that, I studied a master´s degree in biomaterials with emphasis on controlled drug release.  Now, I wish to continue my formation through this academic endeavor.

Watching movies, learning about cultures/mythologies, mixology, pottery.

What is the most useless talent you have?
I can pull on my pinky and make it touch my wrist.

Where is the worst smelling place you have been?
A crowded bus in México City during rush hour.

What ridiculous thing has someone tricked you into doing or believing?
An older cousin tricked me into believing that the bigger the coin, the more it was worth (That was not the case in México). And so, I would openly exchange my coins with him and lose money in the process.

About which topics could you talk for hours?
Movies, myths and legends, life itself and its ‘quirkiness’.

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