Highly motivated and experienced researcher in Biomedical Sciences, both Academia and Pharmaceutical Industry. Actively looking for new challenges.
Junior Research Associate
November 2013 --- November 2015
R&D Quantitative Biology department, Oncology area. Establishment of a platform for drug testing in cell-based assays in the oncology therapeutic area, focused on the identification of patient stratification strategies. Design and validation of the assays, performance and data analysis. Expertise in cell culture and high throughput drug screening. Cell viability, target engagement and mechanistic studies for preclinical projects. Broad knowledge about combinatorial studies.
January 2012 --- January 2013
Vascular biology. Research on neurovascular communication controlling central nervous system vascularization during embryo development. Both in vivo and in vitro approaches. Cell culture (2D and 3D) and primary cells isolation from tissue. Performance of in vitro angiogenesis assays, for identifying candidate proteins that alters vascularization process. Mouse handling and disection. Performance of cryosections, immunostainings and ISH techniques, for characterizing wild type and mutant vascularization phenotypes in mouse embryo's CNS. Confocal microscopy and digital image analysis.
January 2011 --- July 2011
Immunology. Research on the role of interleukins IL17A and IL22 in patients with delayed hypersensitivity reactions to drugs (DHRDs). RT-qPCR for analyzing expression levels of IL17A and IL22 in blood samples from patients with DHRDs and healthy donors. PBMCs isolation and flow citometry for identifying lymphocyte subpopulations responsible for the pathogenesis of these diseases.
October 2010 --- December 2010
Assistance in research and teaching issues in the Genetics unit
September 2009 --- September 2010
Research on DNA fragmentation in sperm cells
Anger commandCuriosityInterest in knowledgeAdaptabilityAuthenticityKindnessDiligenceOrganizationSelf-discipline
TeamworkCoachingCommunication SkillsCell Based AssaysIn VitroIn VivoCell CultureMammalian Cell CultureAngiogenesisFlow CytometryPresentationsProblem SolvingData AnalysisStatisticsLaboratory TechniquesTeam ManagementProject Management
Drug Discovery R&DAllergy and immunologyCell Based AssaysCell CultureELISAFlow CytometryIn VitroHigh Throughput Screening (HTS)oncologyImmunofluorescenceMicroscopyMolecular & Cellular Biology
Skills and Expertise
Oral presentationWritten presentationSolve problemsCreates a collaborative team environment Analyze dataGuide studentsGuide staffCommunicate effectively on different company levels Report dataInterpret scientific dataLiaise with research team in order to accurately collect and record dataUse laboratory techniquesCoach staffManage multiple projects
Analyze data Use a confocal microscopyAssist with experimentsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCell cultureConduct literature searches.Design protocolsObserve trends in dataOral presentationPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesUse laboratory techniquesValidate data
PhD programm at HBIGS in Molecular and cellular biology from Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg in 2012
Master's Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2011
5 years-Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2010
Training and Certification
Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) Certification
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