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CNIO Faculty

The CNIO currently houses 21 Research Groups, organised in 8 Scientific Programmes, plus 4 Clinical Research Unit(s) in the Clinical Research Programme. These scientists are supported by 17 Core Units that provide state-of-the-art facilities and technical expertise. The CNIO also has an Experimental Therapeutics Programme with 3 Sections, exclusively dedicated to drug discovery.

Below you can find an alphabetical list of all the Principal Investigators at the CNIO. Please click on the following links to see only the CNIO’s Group Leaders, Heads of Clinical Research Units, Heads of Core Units and Heads of Drug Discovery Sections, respectively.

Name Research area
Efeyan, AlejoMetabolism and Cell Signaling Group
González-Neira, AnnaHuman Genotyping-CEGEN Unit
Sanz, Ana IsabelDirector, Innovation management
Sanz, Ana IsabelDirector, Innovation management
Losada, AnaChromosome Dynamics Group
Blanco, CarmenBiology Section
Lietha, DanielCell Signalling and Adhesion Group
Megías, DiegoConfocal Microscopy Core Unit
Olmos, DavidProstate Cancer Clinical Research Unit
Wagner, ErwinDirector, Cancer Cell Biology Programme
Wagner, ErwinGenes, Development and Disease Group
Al-Shahrour, FátimaBioinformatics Unit
Mulero, FranciscaMolecular Imaging Core Unit
Peláez, FernandoDirector, Biotechnology Programme
Real, FranciscoEpithelial Carcinogenesis Group
Roncador, GiovannaMonoclonal Antibodies Core Unit
Peinado, HectorMicroenvironment & Metastasis Group
Muñoz, InésCrystallography and Protein Engineering Unit
Plaza Menacho, IvanKinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group
Benítez, JavierDirector, Human Cancer Genetics Programme
Benítez, JavierHuman Genetics Group
Boskovic, JasminkaElectron Microscopy Unit
Martínez, JoaquínH12O - CNIO Haematological Malignancies Clinical Research Unit
Méndez, JuanDNA Replication Group
Muñoz, JavierProteomics Core Unit
Pastor, JoaquínDirector, Experimental Therapeutics Programme
Lombardía, LuísMolecular Diagnostics Unit
Martinez, LolaFlow Cytometry Core Unit
Paz-Ares, Luis GonzagaH12O-CNIO Lung Cancer Clinical Research Unit
Barbacid, MarianoExperimental Oncology Group
Blasco, María A.Director, CNIO
Blasco, María A.Telomeres and Telomerase Group
Krallinger, MartínBiological Text Mining Unit
Malumbres, MarcosCell Division and Cancer Group
Morente, Manuel M.Biobank
Quintela, Miguel AngelDirector, Clinical Research Programme
Quintela, Miguel AngelBreast Cancer Clinical Research Unit
Robledo, MercedesHereditary Endocrine Cancer Group
Soengas, María S.Melanoma Group
Squatrito, MassimoSeve-Ballesteros Foundation Brain Tumour Group
Urioste, MiguelFamilial Cancer Clinical Unit
Valiente, ManuelBrain Metastasis Group
Djouder, NabilGrowth Factors, Nutrients and Cancer Group
Malats, Núria MalatsGenetic & Molecular Epidemiology Group
Domínguez, OrlandoGenomics Core Unit
Fernández-Capetillo, ÓscarGenomic Instability Group
Llorca, ÓscarDirector, Structural Biology Programme
Llorca, ÓscarMacromolecular Complexes in DNA Damage Response Group
Campos-Olivas, RamónSpectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Unit
Fernández, RafaelGenome Integrity and Structural Biology Group
Martínez, SoniaMedicinal Chemistry Section
Ortega, SagrarioTransgenic Mice Core Unit
Rodríguez, SandraMolecular Cytogenetics Unit
Velasco, SusanaCNIO - Lilly Cell Signalling Therapies Section