Laura Quevedo Palacio

  • IBBTEC. Albert Einstein, 22; 39011 Santander
  • 942 206 799 ext. 25923
  • Genomic Analysis of Tumour Development
  • Cancer
  • Department of Cell & Molecular Signalling

​Laura Quevedo graduated in Biology at Universidad de Oviedo. She is currently performing her PhD under the supervision of Ignacio Varela. During her PhD studies, Laura is developing cell lineage tracing mouse models and single cell sequencing techniques to study the role of genetic and functional intratumoral heterogeneity in tumor development.

Genomic analysis of tumour development group

Research lines

    • Role of chromatin remodeling genes in cancer development.
    • Use of next-generation sequencing technologies for the identification of new molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation, progression and metastasis.
    • Characterization of the role of intratumor heterogeneity in cancer progression


    • Plan Nacional I+D+I (2012), Investigación Fundamental No Orientada. "Caracterización molecular del papel de los complejos remodeladores de cromatina en el desarrollo tumoral"  SAF2012-31627 IP: Ignacio Varela
    • Fundación Ramón Areces (2014), Ayudas a la investigación en Ciencias de la Vida y la Materia. "Caracterización molecular del papel de la disfunción mitocondrial en el desarrollo tumoral". IP: Ignacio Varela
    • European Research Council (2014). Starting Grant. "Molecular Characterization of the role of intratumor heterogeneity in cancer progression and metastasis". IP: Ignacio Varela
    • Plan Nacional I+D+I (2016), Proyectos RETOS . "Molecular study of the mechanisms of SWI/SNF complexes in tumour progression and their potential exploitation for cancer therapy." SAF2016-76758-R IP: Ignacio Varela

Ignacio Varela Egocheaga (IP)

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Rosa Blanco Fernández

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David Martín Gutiérrez

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Beatriz Monterde Martínez

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