Abel González-Pérez

Abel González-Pérez is a Ramón y Cajal researcher, associate professor at the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and PI at Biomedical Genomics Group of the IMIM-UPF joint Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB). He obtained his degree in Biochemistry at the University of Havana and he has a PhD in Bioinformatics jointly awarded by the University of Havana and México National Autonomous University (UNAM). At the early stage, his career focused on bacterial transcriptional regulatory networks, with short detours into urban sociology and development cooperation. He then became a postdoctoral researcher at the Biomedical Genomics Group at GRIB, where his focus shifted towards the development of computational methods aimed at the analysis ofhuman variation in the mechanisms of diseases, with a special emphasis on cancer. Abel is author of more than 40 scientific articles. Currently, she is teaching Elements of Biocomputing within the MSc on Bioinformatics for Health Sciences at UPF.

Research interests

-Cancer systems biology

-Cancer genomics

-Human genetics variation in disease

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