Sra. Carolina Campos Martínez

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My name is Carolina Campos and I am a predoctoral student at Vall d'Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR). I am currently working on my PhD thesis at the Liver Diseases - Viral Hepatitis, Liver Unit.


I studied a Biotechnology degree at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain. I followed my training during an internship at the Liver Diseases - Viral Hepatitis from VHIR, leaded by Dr. Josep Quer. Finally, I did the TFG in collaboration with Dr. Quer's group which was named "Características genéticas y variabilidad del SARS-CoV-2, agente causal de la COVID-19".

Afterwards, I studied the Traslational Biomedical Research Master by the VHIR and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), where I worked as liscenced technician at the Liver Diseases - Viral Hepatitis research group. During this internship at Vall d'Hebron, I wrote my TFM named as "SARS-CoV-2: study of solubility of spike truncated protein (S1) and ongoing viral adaptation in new emerging variants". Furthermore, I worked as an active participant in several competitive projects related to the genomic study of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and SARS-CoV-2 variability.

Currently I keep working at the VHIR as PhD student of the Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine PhD Program from the UAB at the Liver Diseases - Viral Hepatitis research group. My PhD thesis is focused on the study of expression, localization and solubility in cell culture of the spike truncated protein of SARS-CoV-2 formed merely by the subunit 1. In addition to the in vitro research, I also study the variability of S gen in different SARS-CoV-2 variants and the adaptation trough human population following the depp-sequencing methodology, thanks to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques.
Carolina Campos Martínez

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