Scaiano Group

Marisa Marin

M Luisa Marin was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1968. She did her PhD at the University of Valencia working on the synthesis of natural products. In 1996 she moved to Imperial College where she spent two years as postdoctoral Pierre and Marie Curie fellow. When she came back to Spain she moved to the Technical University of Valencia (Spain) and started working in the group of Prof. M. A. Miranda in the field of photochemistry, photophysics and photobiology, being promoted to Associate Professor in 2004. Her current research interests are: a) molecular mechanisms of photocatalysis, phototoxicity, photoallergy and photocarcinogenicity, b) excited states as tools in bioorganic chemistry and c) supramolecular photobehavior within biomolecular hosts.