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.

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.

Miguel Gutiérrez

Miguel Gutiérrez Páez
System Administrator

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


Alexis Martínez Chacón
Software Developer

Software Developer and Bioinformatics Programming.

Rubén García

Rubén García Serrano

Front-End, web development and software programming.

Gema Roldán

Gema Roldán

Software Developer.

Daniel López

Daniel López López
PhD in Computational and Molecular biology

Senior bioinformatics researcher and omics data analysis specialist.

Carlos Loucera

Carlos Loucera
PhD in Mathematics and Computation

Mathematics and Computation.

Kinza Rian

Kinza Rian
Scientific programmer

Software developer & Bioinformatics researcher in signaling pathways analysis

Rosario Carmona

Rosario Carmona
PhD candidate

Biology and Bioinformatics

Carlos Sánchez

Carlos Sánchez
PhD candidate

Biology and Bioinformatics


Inmaculada Guillén Baena
Project Assistant

Provides support and creates balance in the time and scope of executing projects in the area.


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