Rojas, Marta
Associate Research Scientist at School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing.    

Marta Rojas earned a BS in Biology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She conducted her PhD project under the supervision of Prof Benjamin Piña and Prof Jose Portugal at the Molecular Biology Institute of Barcelona, CSIC. Where she studied the DNA-intercalating drugs effects in the budding yeast transcriptome. She graduated in 2007 in Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona. In January 2008 as a postdoctoral associated, she joined Prof Sandra Wolin laboratory at the School of Medicine at Yale University. She conducted her research in RNA binding proteins and RNA granules in yeast as well in stem cells. From 2013 to 2018 performed her second postdoctoral stay at the laboratory of Prof Xiaohua Shen at the School of Medicine at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She investigated the functionality of lncRNAs in mouse stem cell and in Drosophila. After completing her postdoctoral work, she accepted an associate research scientist position in Prof Jose Pastor laboratory.