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MOBILE GENOMES & DISEASE

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

Monica Martinez Fernandez, PhD in Biology | AECC fellow

monica.martinez.fernandez@usc.es

Dra. Mónica Martínez-Fernández is author of most of 30 papers in high-impact oncology journals (JCI, Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Research, Oncogene, etc). She is responsible of the research line “Translational Molecular Oncology” focused on understanding the molecular alterations leading to tumor development and evolution, trying to translate the basic research results into the clinic. She has an Investigator contract funded by the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), leading a project aimed to understand the oncogenic role of retrotransposons highly mutagenic in certain tumours.

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Selected publications (last 5 years)