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    Blasco, Maria A.

    Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas
    Head of the Telomeres and Telomerase Group – CNIO
    Maria A. Blasco obtained her PhD in 1993 at the Centro de Biología Molecular “Severo Ochoa” under the supervision of M. Salas. That same year, Blasco joined the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York (USA) as a Postdoctoral Fellow under the leadership of C. W. Greider. In 1997 she returned to Spain to start her own research Group at the Centro Nacional de Biotecnología in Madrid. She joined the CNIO in 2003 as Director of the Molecular Oncology Programme and Leader of the Telomeres and Telomerase Group. In 2005 she was also appointed Vice-Director of Basic Research. Since June 2011, she is the CNIO Director.

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