Dr Max Paoli
Programme Coordinator, The World Academy of Sciences
Max Paoli, with a B.Sc. Hons. in Biochemistry and a D.Phil. in Chemistry, worked in the area of protein structure and molecular recognition for almost 20 years. His research work took him from York, UK, to laboratories in New Zealand and the US, including the Harvard Medical School. With academic positions in Australia and in the UK, he was also a BBSRC David Phillips Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Max and his group solved the structures of several protein-ligand complexes and published research articles in peer-reviewed international journals. He taught both entry level and advanced university courses, and supervised PhD and MSc students. He was a course convener in Australia where he developed a lecture series on proteomics. In Cambridge, he was a tutor at St. John’s College.
Max Paoli works at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), serving as Programme Coordinator. He is in charge of overlooking the activities of the Academy, such as the PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships, Research Grants, Exchanges, Prizes. In addition, he delivers regular lectures and presentations on various topics related to sustainability, environmental ethics, sustainable development and education for a sustainable future.