Further Private Registration:
United States Heraldic Registry, number 20061025F, 25th
October,2006; Registro Internacional de Armas Gentilicias-RIAG,
Spain, number P-00000128-2007, 23rd January 2007. Academia Asturiana
de Heraldica y Genealogia, Oviedo, Spain (8th September, 2013).
Rendition of arms by Andrew S. Jamieson.
Spanish Blasón: Partido de azur y gules, y sobre el todo un castillo
de oro de dos torres, surmontado un búho del mismo metal con las
alas desplegadas, cargando sobre su pecho una pera de azur; bordura
componada de veintidós piezas de oro y gules, cargadas estas últimas
de un copihue floreciente, de oro. Timbre: yelmo antiguo de hidalgo,
de acero bruñido, sumado de un burelete gules y oro, de donde asoman
tres plumas de avestruz de los colores rojo, oro y azur,
respectivamente. Lambrequines: gules y oro. Lleva por lema: Sapere
The arms represent elements of the ancestral origins of the Perez de
Buerres family in Asturias Spain, from where the armiger descends
from. The armiger is Hidalgo jure sanguinis of Spain, Knight of
Grace of the Sacra Militar Constantinian Order of Saint George
(Royal House of Bourbon Due Sicily, Italy), Knight of the Corps of
the Asturian Nobility, Spain [Cuerpo de la Nobleza del Principado de
Asturias], Knight of Yuste (Spain), Knight Grand Cross of the Order
of Saint Michael of the Wing (Portugal) and Count of Monte Alea del
Sella by letter patents from the Royal House of Georgia.
The armiger was born in Valdivia, Chile in 1960 to Jose Esteban
Perez Ramirez (b 1912, Valdivia, Chile and Maria Rosenda Ramirez
Vasquez (b 1936, San Carlos, Chile).
Grand father: Jose
Ramon Perez y Perez (b 1884, Monte Alea, Arriondas, Spain).
G. Grand father: Calixto Perez Pando (b 1862, La Vita, Arriondas)
G.G.Grand father: Jose C. Perez Isla (b in Collia, Arriondas on
G.G.G. Grand father: Manuel Antonio Perez del Valle (b in Collia,
G.G.G.G. Grand father: Manuel Antonio Perez Sanchez (b in Collia
G.G.G.G.G. Grand father: Nicolas Antonio Perez de Buerres (b in
G.G.G.G.G.G. Grand father: Francisco Antonio Perez de Buerres (b in
Asturias, ca1680) Four
generations of Perez de Buerres from Francisco Antonio Perez de
Buerres to Manuel Antonio Perez del
Valle were recognized as Hidalgos, as noted in in the Padrones de
Parres from 1703 to 1804, Asturias, Spain.
Heirs to the arms are Alejandro. B. and Ariana G. Perez-Castells.
The armiger works in the biopharmaceutical industry. His
professional interests are in the research and development of
proteins as therapeutic agents. He is Licenciado en Ciencias
Biologicas from the Universidad Austral de Chile; M.Sc in
Biochemistry, Medical College of Virginia; Ph.D. in Biochemistry
University of Missouri and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in
physical biochemistry of proteins at Brandeis University. He
has worked in several positions of increasing responsibility within
the biopharmaceutical industry and is currently a Senior Scientific
Director. His field of expertise is protein-protein interactions,
structure and function of proteins in solution and development of
formulations for therapeutic proteins. He is also Adjunct Professor
in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Tufts University in
The armiger is a member of several scientific societies including:
the New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), Spanish Society for Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology, Pan-American Association for Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology (PABMB), The Federation of American Societies for
Experimental Biology (FASEB), Fellow of the Royal Society for the
Arts (FRSA), England. He is also Scientific Advisor for the
Institute for International Research (IIR-USA) and IBC-Life
Sciences. He has published several research articles, book chapters
and is the co-inventor of several patents.