Valcarcel, Juan


Juan Valcarcel

Education and Professional Experience: BSc studies in Biology and Chemistry, Universities of Santiago and Autónoma de Madrid. PhD, CBM “Severo Ochoa”, Thesis advisor: Dr. Juan Ortín. EMBO postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Michael Green’s lab, University of Massachusetts. Group Leader, EMBL Heidelberg. Senior Scientist, CRG Barcelona and ICREA Research professor. Elected EMBO Member. Co-coordinator, CRG International PhD Program.
Deputy Coordinator, European Alternative Splicing Network of Excellence. Fundación Botín Investigator. Coordinator, Consolider Project RNAREG. ERC Advanced Grant Award. Coordinator Gene Regulation, Stem Cells and Cancer Program, CRG. Deputy Director CRG. President of the international RNA Society

Editorial Boards: RNA, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular Cell, Board of Reviewing Editors eLife. Member of Faculty 1000.

Scientific Advisory Boards: IGDR (Rennes), BioISI (Lisbon), CABIMER (Seville), H3 Biomedicine (Boston), Wellcome Trust Science Interview Panel (UK).

Publications: 113 publications; 9553 citations; h factor: 48.

Meetings: Organized 16 international meetings on RNA processing, and it links with disease, including two Annual Meetings of the RNA society, Cell Symposia and EURASNET Alternative Splicing Symposium.