Global Experts Meeting on Infectious Diseases
Xavier Fernàndez Busquets
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology
Xavier Fernández-Busquets started his undergraduate research career as a trainee student at the CIBA-GEIGY Zentrale Forschungslaboratorien in Basel, Switzerland. He graduated in Biochemistry at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he also obtained his PhD in the field of Molecular Biology. He held several postdoctoral positions, among which those at the Friedrich Miescher Institut (Novartis AG, Basel) and at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory (Massachusetts, US). He became in 2006 Senior Researcher at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and since 2010 he is Head of the Nanomalaria Joint Unit (IBEC/Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal).