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Cristina Esteva Afonso

Cristina Esteva Afonso, biologist Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital

Cristina Esteva Afonso

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French

You'll find me in

Laboratory
Clinical microbiologist and parasitologist
Expert in:
Molecular Microbiology

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French
I have a Bachelor's degree and a PhD in Biology. Since 2003 I have worked in the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital. In 2012 I received a national health system grant agreement from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III for the Sant Joan de Déu Foundation Sequencing Unit. I have participated in various public and private funded research projects, both national and international, and I have published 27 articles. I am a placement tutor for higher level Clinical and Biomedical Laboratory students.

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Laboratory

Education

  • PhD in Biology. University of Barcelona, 2014.
  • Certificate of competence in teaching. University of Barcelona, 2007.
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology. University of Girona, 2005.

International experience

  • Training in Molecular Epidemiology of streptococcus pneumoniae at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (United Kingdom), November 2005.

Scientific activity

  • Member of the research group on Paediatric Infectious Diseases. CIBER (Biomedical Research Networking Centre) for Public Health, since 2016.
  • Member of the research group on Paediatric Infectious Diseases. Group consolidated by the Catalan Agency for Administration of University and Research Grants (AGUAR) (ref. SGR 14-505).
  • Researcher in the field of Infectious Diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases, since 2006.