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BIO-Europe Spring
Save the dateMarch 17–19, 2025 | Milan, Italy

Gonzalo Parra
Bioinformatics Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center


Gonzalo Parra (he/him) is an Argentine scientist who got a Bioinformatics degree from Universidad Nacional de Entre Rios followed by a Ph.D. from Buenos Aires University in Argentina. Afterwards, he has worked as a researcher at prestigious international institutions, based in Germany, like the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and the German Cancer Research Center. Currently, Gonzalo works at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center where he tries to understand the molecular mechanisms behind protein evolution, stability, function and dynamics both in healthy conditions as in disease. In addition, Gonzalo participates in multiple international forums to make science a more equal, diverse and inclusive environment. Gonzalo is currently a member of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Board of Directors, he is one of the co-chairs of ISCB 3DSig COSI, a member of the ISCB EDI committee, a steering committee member of the 3DBioinfo Elixir community, a member of the advisory board of the Bioinfo4Women programme and a Working Group lead within the Machine Learning for Non Globular Proteins COST action.

Agenda Sessions

  • The push and pull of talent: lessons from Barcelona