• The University of Western Australia (M561), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

I am part of the Sarcoma Translational Research team in the Cancer Centre at Telethon Kids Institute. I am currently working on improving responses to immunotherapy by targeting novel targets in combination with standard care of immunotherapy.

I graduated from ITESM campus Guadalajara, in Mexico, in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biotechnology Engineering. I then completed a Master of Science in Stem Cell Technology in 2016 at the University of Nottingham in UK.

In 2018, I started my PhD at the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases in Perth, at the University of Western Australia, focusing on mesothelioma and identification of novel therapy targets.

Early in 2023, I completed my PhD in Biomedical Sciences. In 2022, while completing my PhD, I was hired as a Research Officer in the Sarcoma Translational Research team where I also work as Biological Lead in Setonix Pharmaceuticals, in the project ‘Enhancing immuno-oncology with small molecules drugs’, with the main goal of targeting specific molecules to improve immunotherapy outcomes for cancer patients.

Languages

Spanish (native), English (IELTS 8, C1)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Biomedical Sciences, PhD, Identifying novel therapeutic targets in mesothelioma, The University of Western Australia

Oct 2018Feb 2023

Award Date: 23 Feb 2023

Stem Cell Technology, MSc, : Investigation into the potential of corneal stromal stem cells as an anti-inflammatory therapy using an in vitro injury model, University of Nottingham

Sept 2015Sept 2016

Award Date: 13 Dec 2016

Biotechnology Engineering, BSc, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara

10 Aug 200915 Dec 2013

Award Date: 15 Dec 2013

External positions

Postdoctoral Researcher, Telethon Kids Institute

1 Jul 2023 → …

Research Officer, Telethon Kids Institute

1 Jul 202230 Jun 2023

Research expertise keywords

  • Cancer immunotherapy
  • Drug Targets
  • Tumour Immunology
  • Tumour microenvironment

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