Research area: Zebrafish models for rare diseases
Alba Pensado López (Santiago de Compostela, 1991) studied Biology at the University of Santiago de Compostela, where she finished in 2016. That same year, she carried out the degree project at the Physics Anthropology, Genetics and Zoology Department (Prostate cancer-related molecular-genetic polymorphisms) under the direction of José Luis Blázquez Caeiro.
Alba Pensado is currently studying a master on Biomedical Research at the USC and she is working out the master´s project between the Genomics Medicine Foundation and the Genetics Department, under the supervision of Laura Sánchez and Ángel Carracedo. The main aim of the project is to develop a zebrafish model for the study of autism-related genes.