Alicia L. Bruzos

Working Group of Wom=n Equity & Research Committee

Involvements in SRUK

Alicia L. Bruzos (born in 1993 in Lugo, Spain) is a postdoctoral researcher currently working at The Francis Crick Institute and the University College of London (UK). Former doctoral student in Molecular Medicine and Teaching Assistant of Genetics at University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) where she has mentored and supervised several bachelor and master students. Her field of expertise is cancer genomics with high-impact publications in the journals of Nature and Nature Genetics.
She graduated in 2015 in Biological Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain); afterwards, she completed a Master in Bioinformatics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) where she took part of the international Pan-Cancer initiative. In 2017, she obtained a Spanish national doctoral fellowship to study metastasis and contagious cancers and during this period, she did three stages in international research institutions (USA, Ireland and South Korea). Commitment to public outreach is central in her career and therefore, she is always willing to to engage society with the excitement of science.