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GemmaMarfanyGemma Marfany Nadal, PhD

Current Job

  • Professor of Genetics, Universitat de Barcelona
  • Co-founder of DBGen Ocular Genomics (a spin-off company for genetic diagnosis of inherited eye diseases)
Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral position in University of Oxford
  • PhD in Genetics (Universitat de Barcelona)
  • BSc in Biology (Universitat de Barcelona)
Research Activity

  • Dr. Marfany is specialized in human molecular geneticist, genetic diagnosis and gene editing. Her scientific training has taken place in Barcelona, Edinburgh and Oxford Universities. She is currently principal investigator of a research group focused on the genetic diagnosis of inherited visual disorders as well as the functional analysis of candidate genes in cell and animal models, using CRISPR as a tool for gene-editing. She contributes to scientific divulgation weekly and is also involved in several Committees of Bioethics related to the DNA applications in society. Currently, she has published more than 100 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including books and book chapters and supervised more than 12 doctoral Theses.
Honors & Recognitions
  • Head of the CIBERER unit U-718
  • Member of IBUB-IRSJD
  • Member of the Observatory of Bioethics and Law, and member of the Bioethics Committee of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB)
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Genetics Board (SEG) from 2014-2018

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