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Biologist , researcher

Toni Gabaldón, Spanish biologist, researcher. Achievements include reconstructing mitochondrial evolution; reconstructing ancestral mitochondrial metabolism; development of novel function predictions techniques; development of novel techniques to discover disease genes. Board member Spanish Federation Young Researchers, Barcelona, 1998—2005; Member of Sociedad Española de Bioquímica (associate).

Background

Gabaldón, Toni was born on November 8, 1973 in Valencia, Spain. Son of Juan Antonio Gabaldón Domínguez and María Teresa Estevan Torres.

Education

Degree in biological science, University Valencia, 1996. Advanced Studies Degree in molecular biology & biochemistry, University Valencia, Spain, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences, University Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2005.

Career

Researcher-in-training University Valencia, 1997—2000. Junior researcher University Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2001—2005. Postdoctoral researcher Center Investigation Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, 2005—2007, principal investigator, since 2007.

External expert advisor European Commission, Brussels, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include reconstructing mitochondrial evolution. Reconstructing ancestral mitochondrial metabolism. Development of novel function predictions techniques.

    Development of novel techniques to discover disease genes.

Membership

Board member Spanish Federation Young Researchers, Barcelona, 1998—2005. Member of Sociedad Española de Bioquímica (associate).

Connections

father:
Juan Antonio Gabaldón Domínguez

mother:
María Teresa Estevan Torres