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Ana Paula Candiota

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Background

Bachelor of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Laboratory Analysis), Universidade Católica de Pelotas, 1996 (Pharmacy degree) and 1997 (Laboratory Analysis degree).

MsC in Biological Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, November 2001.

PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, January 2005.


Research Experience

Technician – support to the researchers. Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Faculdade de Veterinária, Pelotas-RS. Brasil, 1998-1999
Subject: Transmission Electron Microscopy of the sheep liver.
Supervisor: dr. Franklin Riet Correa


Research fellows (Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional)
a) Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain. January-March 1997
Subject: Phisiology of rat SNC
Supervisor: Jose Maria Delgado-García
b) Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. February-March 1998
Subject: Introduction to modelling of biochemical paths
Supervisor: Marta Cascante
c) Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. January-March, 1999
Subject: Peptid sinthesys for cancer therapy
Supervisor: Fernando Albericio


PhD. Student. Grup d'Aplicacions Bioquímiques de la RMN (GABRMN). Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular (BBM), Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. 1999-2004. Subject: Improvement of brain tumour diagnosis with the use of 1H-MRS data and decision-support systems. Supervisor: Prof. Carles Arús.


Post-doctoral scientist. CIBER-BBN- (Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine), associated to the Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular (BBM), Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Subject: Improvement of brain tumour diagnosis. Use of preclinical animal models (GEM and murine tumor models) for brain tumor studies: progression, MRI/MRS/MRSI acquisition, therapy and modulation of tumour development. Supervisor: Prof. Carles Arús. Since July 2007. Most relevant activities:

- Scientific coordination of IMAFEN, PROGLIO and PROGLIO2 projects.

- Co-direction of PhD theses: Ms Milena Acosta, Ms Myriam Davila, Ms Magdalena Ciezka.

- Technical advisor of the Bioimaging platform: NMR Unit – Biomedical applications - conformed by CIBER-BBN and UAB.

- Coordination of culture cell facility in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department - Biosciences Unit.

Teaching Experience

Lecturer (half-time hired associated teacher) at Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular (BBM), Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Since September 1999. Practical and theoretical subjects in Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Biochemistry degrees.



Publications

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Ana Paula's publications



Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English, Portuguese.



Link to my PhD dissertation

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Ana Paula's thesis