Margarita Salas

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Margarita Salas Falgueras, 1st Marchioness of Canero (30 November 1938 – 7 November 2019) was a Spanish scientist. She worked in the fields of Biochemistry, and Molecular genetics. Salas was born in Valdés, Asturias, Spain. In 1998, she won the Premio México de Ciencia y Tecnología.

Salas was a member of Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Microbiology, United States National Academy of Sciences, and the Severo Ochoa Foundation.[1]

Salas was elected to Seat i of the Real Academia Española on 20 December 2001, she left her seat on 4 June 2003.[2]

Salas died on 7 November 2019 in Madrid at the age of 80.[3]

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  1. "Margarita_Salas" (PDF). Instituto de Educacíon Secundaria, Malaga (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
  2. "Margarita Salas Falgueras" (in Spanish). Real Academia Española. Archived from the original on 27 April 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  3. "Fallece Margarita Salas, una de las mayores científicas españolas del siglo XX". CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (in Spanish). 7 November 2019. Retrieved 7 November 2019.