I graduated in Biology (specialization in Neurobiology) from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2009, and went on to study a Master in Biomolecular Medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Afterwards I developed my PhD project at the Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (UAM-CSIC, Madrid) in the labs headed by Prof Jesús Avila and Dr María Llorens, where I continued working as a postdoctoral researcher until 2018. During my career I was continuosly interested in the study of the plasticity conferred by circuit modifications and its impact in brain pathology. I joined the Marín and Rico
labs in 2019 to study the link between dysfunction of interneuron synaptic connectivity and schizophrenia. Specifically, I am exploring how genetic defects associated to the disease can impact the wiring of these cells during development.