AACC uses Cookies to ensure the best website experience. Continuing without changing Cookie settings assumes you consent to our use of cookies on this device. You can change these settings at any time, but that may impair functionality on our websites. Review our cookie and privacy policy

Luis Barrera

1985 International Travel Fellowship

Luis Alejandro Barrera received the AACC International Fellowship Award, sponsored by Becton Dickinson Vacutainer Systems. Dr. Barrera received his Ph.D. degree in clinical biochemistry in 1978, from the University of Miami. He is currently Professor Pre y Postgrado and director of the laboratory of biochemistry, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. Institutions at which he has studied include SUNY Buffalo (M.S. degree); Instituto de Ciencias, Bogatá; the University of Miami (teaching assistant); and the Universidad del Valle.

He has participated in several international projects and is the author of eight papers, primarily on aspects of glycerol metabolism. Professor Barrera has been active in several scientific societies and is a founding member of one. He has been a member of AACC since 1971.