RSC Representative in Chile - Gabriela Valdebenito Zenteno

RSC Representative in Chile, Gabriela Valdebenito
I graduated with a first degree in Chemistry from University of Chile and obtained a Master degree in Forensic Science from Strathclyde University (Scotland). For the last four years I have specialized in working in the field of mass spectrometry.  

Since September of 2013 I am the co founder of the Colegio Chileno de Químicos A.G. , a gremial association for the Chilean professional chemists. 

Their main objectives are:

  • to promote training, improvement, rationalization, development and protection of the exercise of the profession of Chemist
  • to position the chemist at a national level
  • to serve the society as an advisory body and consultant regarding matters related to the professional practice 
  • to improve  the teaching of chemistry at all levels of education.

members in Chile

RSC Representative in Chile - Dr Nicole Faure

SC Representative in Chile, Nicole Faure
I am a Biochemical Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV, Chile) with a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the University of Glasgow (UK) obtained in 2016.

Since I was an undergraduate student at PUCV I had been working with enzymes. My doctoral thesis was focused in the study of immobilised enzymes at a molecular level by solution- and solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy in a joint research with the University of Strathclyde (WestCHEM). 

During my doctoral studies I participated in several RSC local sections and meetings in the UK that were very beneficial for my career. I want to extend this experience to Chile and help to grow a professional community with a common interest: chemistry. 

If you have any suggestion, question or idea, do not hesitate in contact me. I will be more than happy to help.

Contact and Further Information

Mrs Gabriela Valdebenito Zenteno
RSC Representative in Chile
Santiago, Chile

Dr Nicole Faure De la Barra
RSC Representative in Chile
Santiago, Chile