Professor Dr. Speranta Avram is biochemist and psychologist at University of Bucharest, Romania; Master degree in Neurobiology; Master degree in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy; a doctorate in Life Science at University of Bucharest, Faculty of Biology, Romania and she has a Habilitation in Biology Science. She has fourteen years of experience in bioinformatics and cheminformatics, with emphasis on development of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics features database of: antiviral drugs, antibacterial drugs, anesthetics, ion channels blockers, neuroleptics, antidepressants, antibiotics, antidiabetics. She has also expertise in quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSAR) focused on 3D-QSAR-CoMFA/CoMSIA/ALMOND on small molecules, peptides and proteins, computational mutagenesis applied in various disorders. She is a tutor for Ph.D students from Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romania, working in bioinformatics and cheinformatics fields they being focused on infectious and neuropsychiatric disorders. She is tutor of graduate students in bioinformatics, biophysics information, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology, physiology and neurofeedback at Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest. She has professional skills in software running under UNIX (SYBYL, MOE, Molcad, Insight, Volsurf, Pentacle) and under Windows (HyperChem with ChemPlus and HyperNMR, ChemOffice). Operating systems: MS-DOS; WINDOWS, NT, IRIX 5.2 and 6.2 on SGI Workstations. She is a member of Editorial board of New Frontiers in Chemistry, University of Timisoara (http://www.newfrontchem.iqstorm.ro/index.php), Romania. Also she is member of Romanian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics (http://www.biophysicsnet.ro/). She is researcher at Bioinformatics Department of Faculty of Biology (https://erris.gov.ro/Department-of-Bioinformatics) with log expertise in research projects. She was the project coordinator in national research grants (Biospecific nanoparticles used in research and biomedical analyses laboratories), Genome wide study of bipolar disorder and guide for assesing the genetic risk for bipolar disorder in the Romanian population).
Bioinformatics, Cheminformatics, Combinatorial chemistry, Drug design, Drug delivery