Short Bio

2019-Present – Group Leader at the Life Sciences Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center

2014 – 2018– Postdoc at the Rinn lab at Harvard University. Cambridge. MA.

2011 – 2014. Postdoc at Guigó Lab at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG). Barcelona. First year,  also affiliated with Marques-Bonet lab (IBE) at the Evolutionary Biology Institute (IBE). Barcelona.

2008 – 2011     Ph. D. thesis: Incorporating recombination into the study of recent human evolutionary history”.  Supervisors: Jaume Bertranpetit (IBE) and Francesc Calafell (IBE). Qualification: Cum Laude. University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

2006 – 2007     M. Sc. isn Biomedical Research. University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

2000 – 2005     B. Sc. in Biology (with Honours). University of Barcelona, Barcelona.

Prizes and awards

– Life Science Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. LSRF. 2016. 

– Finalist Best research article 2015. Catalan Society of Biology. 2015

– Scientific Communication Prize. Joan Lluís Vives University Network. 2011.

– Spanish Personnel Research Training Fellowship.  Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. 2010

– Prevosti Prize for best oral presentation at the “IX Evolutionary Biology Meeting”. Catalan Society of Biology. 2009.

– FPU PhD fellowship awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. 2007-2010.

– FI PhD fellowship awarded by the Catalan Government. 2007.

– Outstanding Graduation Prize. Spanish Ministry of Education. 2005.

– University Department collaboration fellowship awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education.2004.