Research area: Zebrafish Xenotransplantation
Pablo Cabezas Sáinz (Lugo, 1990) graduated in Biology from the University of Santiago de Compostela on 2013 and started his PhD in Molecular Medicine in 2014. Nowadays he is doing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Laura Sánchez Piñón and Dr. Rafael López López focusing on zebrafish xenografts and cancer stem cells.
In 2012 he received a 10 months collaboration grant to work in his final degree project at the Genetics Department. In 2015 he received a two years fellowship from Fundación Ramón Domínguez (IDIS) for his PhD being replaced in 2016 for a three years fellowship from Xunta de Galicia to finish his PhD. Nowadays, as a part of his PhD, he is developing a zebrafish cancer model for triple negative breast cancer and circulating tumor cells assays, apart from microenvironment cancer research.