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Research centres : Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria. CSIC-Universidad de Cantabria-SODERCAN.

Ignacio Alejandro Varela Egocheaga

Degree in Biochemistry (2003) and Doctorate from the University of Oviedo (2008). He worked as a predoctoral researcher in the University of Oviedo and in the National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, USA) and as a postdoctoral researcher in the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (Hinxton, UK).

He is currently a Ramón y Cajal program researcher in the Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria, a mixed centre of the University of Cantabria and the CSIC. He is the author of 42 scientific papers, some published in the most prestigious journals such as Nature, Science and Cell, with an h index of 22. He is the main researcher in three projects, including one by the prestigious European program ERC-Starting Grant.

He has been guest speaker in several national and international conferences, and has taken part in several events for science education. Lastly, he regularly teaches in the Medical degree course of the University of Cantabria, for the interuniversity Master's degree course in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine, given conjointly by the University of Cantabria and the University of the Basque Country. He is directing two doctoral theses in the program of the Doctorate in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine in the University of Cantabria.

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