Jose Manuel López Blanco
  • Biography
  • José M. López obtained his PhD in Biological Sciences in 1994 at Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona. Then, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of California, Irvine, USA, in the laboratory of Dr. Timothy F. Osborne, working in the transcriptional control of cholesterol and fatty acid biosynthesis. Coming back to Spain he worked as Postdoctoral Research Associate at Departament de Ciències Fisiològiques Humanes i de la Nutrició, Universitat de Barcelona, in the laboratory of Dr. Diego Haro; as Associate Professor at Departament de Ciències Fisiològiques II, Universitat de Barcelona in the laboratory of Dr. Joan Gil investigating cell death mechanisms for the treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; and as Postdoctoral Researcher Associate at Centro de Regulación Genómica (CRG), in the laboratory of Raúl Mendez, where he studied the mechanisms of translational control mediated by cytoplasmic polyadenylation. In 2004, he obtained a “Ramón y Cajal” contract at Institut de Neurociències, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, as a Group Leader. From 2011 he is Assistant Professor at Departament de Bioquímica i Biología Molecular, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he is teaching in the Medicine and Physiotherapy Degrees.
  • Research groups
  • Stress Protein Kinases
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