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MOBILE GENOMES & DISEASE

'We investigate the impact of mobile DNA on disease, and the genetic mechanisms that make cancers transmissible'

Javier Temes, PhD student | MINION SEQUENCING PROJECT

francisco.temes.rodriguez@rai.usc.es

BSc in Physical Sciences (specializing in Electronics) and BSc in Biology, has worked developing corporative applications for the regional government of Galicia for the las 25 years. In his spare time enjoys doing almost everything: creating educational games, web design, walking, painting...

“My interests in Science in general, and in molecular biology in particular, have experienced a non-stop growth over the preceding years, which is now taking the form of the study of clonally transmissible cancers, sequencing several bivalve species with the new fourth generation sequencers.”