Rosa Blanco is Laboratory Senior Technician (1993) and Anatomy and Cytology
specialist (1996) by the IES Cantabria. Since then, her extensive career has been focused
on laboratory work in theUniversity of Cantabria (1997-2001, 2003-2013), the
Hematology Service of University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla (2002) and The
Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria (IBBTEC) (2013-2018, 2020-
present). Thanks to this experience, she is author of numerous scientific articles and she
is ambassador of the Spanish Association for Cancer Research (ASEICA).
With an entrepreneurial spirit, Rosa co-founded the biotechnology company StemVital in
2015, first UCEm prize winner, among recognitions. Also, she was awarded the prize for
the entrepreneurial woman in the IV edition of the Cantabria 2019 entrepreneurial awards.
Since 2020, she is lab manager at IBBTEC in the Genomic Analysis of Tumour
Development research group.
Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria.
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