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Dr Isabel Quiros-Gonzalez

Postdoctoral Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Medicine
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Isabel Quiros-Gonzalez is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Jesus College and a research associate in the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

Academic interests

Isabel Quiros-Gonzalez's academic interests include:

  • Oxidative stress and ageing in pathological and non-pathological conditions
  • Cancer cell biology and therapy resistance
  • Cell differentiation.

Degrees obtained

  • MSc, University of Oviedo.
  • PhD, University of Oviedo.

Awards and prizes

  • ERA-EDTA Long Term Fellowship Award, 2012. 
  • PhD Award University of Oviedo, 2011.
  • EACR Meeting Bursary Award, 2009.

Biography

Dr Quiros-Gonzalez is a cell biologist specialised in oxidative stress, ageing, and cancer. She is currently working in imaging techniques to study blood vessels in breast cancer tumours.

She got her degree in biology and her PhD in cell biology from the University of Oviedo, Spain, in 2011. There she worked on age related prostate cancer and oxidative stress. She then joined the University Hospital in Asturias, Spain, to study vasculature during chronic illnesses.

In 2013 she was awarded with an ERA-EDTA long term fellowship to join Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute researching bone diseases in old age.

In 2015 she joined the University of Cambridge as research associate in Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute in the Sarah Bohndiek laboratory and Jesus College as College Post-Doctoral Associate.

Other interests

Sports, especially outdoors, and music.

Department link

http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/

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