Andrés Couve

Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation Minister, Chilean Government

Andrés Couve has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Ph.D in Cellular Biology from Mount Sinai Medical School in New York. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroscience at University College London.

In 2005, he joined the Universidad de Chile Medical School as a full time professor. His research in neuroscience has been published in over 40 international journals.

Minister Couve has recently served as President of Chile’s Cellular Biology Society, has actively participated in scientific policy entities, is a member of the board of Fundación Puerto de Ideas and the Chilean Federation of Industry (SOFOFA) innovation working group.

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