Mar Castellano


Dr. Mar Castellano obtained her degree in Chemistry at the Autonomous University of Madrid (1996). Afterwards she joined Dr. Crisanto Gutierrez’s lab at the Centro de Biología Molecular "Severo Ochoa" (CSIC-UAM) to study cell division and endoreplication in plants, obtaining her PhD degree with the extraordinary doctorate award (2002). Then she moved to Dr. Robert Sablowski’s lab at the John Innes Centre in the UK with an EMBO fellowship and a “Marie Curie” contract (2003-2007). She returned to Spain to Dr. Salinas’ lab and, shortly after, she got a “Ramon y Cajal” contract and a permanent position as researcher in INIA (2009). Since 2011 she is leading, at the CBGP (UPM-INIA), the research line “Regulation of translation during abiotic stress conditions in plants”, which has been granted with several research projects, standing out a “Starting Grant” from the European Research Council. In 2020, she was appointed Head of the Biotechnology Department of INIA.

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