About Us People at Clinical Bioinformatics Area

Staff working in clinical bioinformatics, use areas of computer science including software tools that generate useful biological knowledge by manipulating ‘big data’.


Joaquin Dopazo

Joaquin Dopazo
Head of Area

He is also heading the Functional Genomics Node of the INB and the Bioinformatics group of the CIBERER.


Javier Pérez Florido
PhD in Informatics Engineering

Research in genomic data analysis and algorithm development.

María Peña

María Peña Chilet
Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD in Biotechnology and Biomedicine. Researcher in cancer epigenomics.

Daniel López

Daniel López López
PhD in Computational and Molecular biology

Senior bioinformatics researcher and omics data analysis specialist.

Miguel Gutiérrez

Miguel Gutiérrez Páez
System Administrator

Linux system administrator, HPC, networking, monitoring, storage and SAN management.

Gema Roldán

Gema Roldán

Software Developer.

Kinza Rian

Kinza Rian
Scientific programmer

Software developer & Bioinformatics researcher in signaling pathways analysis

Cankut Çubuk

Cankut Çubuk
PhD Candidate

PhD candidate and his main interest is signaling and metabolic pathway analysis.

Matías Marín

Matías Marín Falco
PhD candidate

Working on molecular mechanisms of rare diseases and cancer.

Rosario Carmona

Rosario Carmona
PhD candidate

Biology and Bioinformatics

Carlos Loucera

Carlos Loucera
PhD in Mathematics and Computation

Machine Learning Researcher.

Carlos Sánchez

Carlos Sánchez
PhD candidate

Biology and Bioinformatics


Virginia Aquino
Computational Biologist

Clinical Analyst specialised in rare diseases.


Francisco Manuel Ortuño
Postdoctoral Researcher

Research in cancer genomic data analysis and pipeline development.

Jose Luis

Jose Luis Fernandez

Full Stack development

Rubén García

Rubén García Serrano

Front-End, web development


Inmaculada Guillén Baena
Project Assistant

Provides support and assits in the area.


Firstname Lastname Contact Role Period From
María Rodríguez

PhD student. November 2018 Research stay
María Inmaculada Álamo

Bioinformatics Student. September 2018 Training practices
Alejandro Garcia

Master thesis student September 2018 Master Bioínformatica y Biología Computacional de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Manuel Domínguez

Bioinformatics Student. Date Institution
Eder Orlando Mendez

PhD student, metagenome and metatranscriptome study of the intestinal microbiome August 2018 - February 2019 Investigación Clínica Experimental en Salud en Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Marina Esteban Medina

Bioinformatics Student. July - Actual 2018 Master Bioinformatica ENS / ISCIII

Former Visitors:

Firstname Lastname Contact Role Period From
Sancho Blanco Fernández

Bioinformatics Student. February - August 18 Universidad de Valencia.
Linda Minotti
PhD student Bioinformatics on cancer research. October - December 2017 Dip. di Morfologia, Chirurgia e Medicina Sperimentale, Universita di Ferrara, Italy.
Sokaina Elkhamlichi PhD student in bioinformatics October 2017 Innovative Technologies Laboratory (LTI), Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tangier, Morocco.
Fatma Ezgi CAN PhD candidate in statistics. July - August 2017 Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Turkey.

Former Members:

Firstname Lastname Contact Role Period From
Alexis Martínez Chacón Software Developer July 2017 - August 2018 Fundación Progreso y Salud.
Marta Hidalgo
Mathematician, PhD in Computing. October - January 2018 Fundación Progreso y Salud.
Asunción Gallego Ortega Software Developer and Bioinformatics Programming. August - November 2017 CIBERER, Valencia.