Salmonid Immunoglobulins: From Genomics to Repertoire Sequencing


Susana Magadan Mompo, PhD

Universidade de Vigo

When: Feb 28, 2020 - 12:00pm - 01:00pm

Where: 1005 PAIS

Dr. Susana Magadán obtained her bachelor degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) and her PhD at the Universidad de Vigo (Spain) working on the production of fully human monoclonal antibodies directed to human leukemia cells using transgenic mice.

After working as Associate Professor at the “Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave” (Portugal), she returned to Spain to join the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (2009) where she was employed as Associate Researcher to develop different studies in fish comparative Immunology, from a genomic and functional stand points.

Since then, she has been working in different centers, at the Institute National de la Recherche Agronomique in France (2012-2015), at Center of Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, University of New Mexico, USA (2016) and currently, at the Universidad de Vigo (Spain), to implement new “OMICs” tools to decipher the adaptive immune response in fishes against pathogens affecting to Aquaculture industry, like VHS and IPN virus.