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