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About me

After the completion of my PhD studies in Biomedicine at the University of Barcelona (UB, Faculty of Biology) under the supervision of Dr. Anna Gumà I joined Dr. Jorge Ruas’ newly formed unit for the study of Molecular and Cellular Exercise Physiology.  At Dr. Ruas’ lab at KI we are interested in the study of the local and systemic effects of physical activity in overall health and muscle condition. My role here has been to unravel the biological functions of the uncharacterized isoforms of the coactivator PGC-1a, from both a transcriptomic and physiologic approach.

Education

University of Barcelona, Faculty of Biology

  • 2006-2011 PhD in Biomedicine 
  • 2005-2006 Msc Experimental Biochemistry
  • 2006 Bsc Biochemistry
  • 2005 Bsc Biology

 

 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

  • 2014-2016 Lars Hiertas Minne Forskningsprojekt Stiftelsen. Lars-Hierta-Gedächtnis-Stiftung (Sweden)
  • 2012 –2014  Postdoctoral fellowship, Wenner-Gren Foundation, Stockholm, (Sweden)
  • 2006-2010 PhD Grant (FPI) from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education (Spain)
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