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Salvador Macip, Group Leader

Professor in Molecular Medicine  at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester (2022-)
Professor and Director at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (2023-)
Group Leader at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Reserach Institute (2023-)

Career:
- MD (1988-1994) at the Universitat de Barcelona.
- PhD in Medicine (Physiology/Human Genetics, 1994-1998) at the Universitat de Barcelona.
- Post-doctoral fellow at the Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (1998-2003).
- Instructor, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (2004-2007).
- Lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Leicester (2008-2015).
- Associate Professor (2015-2022) at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester.
- Associate Professor (2020-) at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Email: sm460@le.ac.uk 
Telephone: +44 (0)116 229 7113

  THE MoCaA LAB NORTH (Leicester)
  Amal Abati, PhD student (2018-)
  Maha Abbas, PhD student (2022-)
           Shared personnel:
  Manijeh Maleki-Dizaji, Lab Manager (2019-)
  John Moss, PhD student (2020-)
   
  THE MoCaA LAB SOUTH (Barcelona/Badalona)
  Marta Massip-Salcedo, Co-PI
  Júlia Rius, PhD student (2021-)
  Marta Torrubiano, Technician (2023-)
     
PAST
MEMBERS

Larissa Lezina, Post-doc (2012)
Samantha Carrera, PhD Student (2009-12)
Alice Wignall, iBSc Student (2012-13)
Chris Clements, iBSc Student (2014-15)
Jesvin Samuel, PhD Student (2010-14), Post-doc (2015)
Mohammad Althubiti, PhD student (2012-2016)
Christine Stephens, Technician (2015)
Miran Rada, PhD Student (2015-16)

Diana Kuczna, iBSc Student (2015-16)
Sandra Germano, Lab Manager (2013-2016)
Marwah Maashi, PhD Student (2013-2017)
Ghalia Shelmani, PhD Student (2014-2017)
Yishiang Chen, Post-doc (2013-2018)
Gabriella Kocsis-Fodor, Lab Manager (2017)
Akang Ekpenyong-Akiba,PhD Student (2015-2018)
Jacquie Greenwood, Lab manager (2018-2019)
Konstantinos Polymeros, PhD Student (2015-2019)
Vikki Smith, PhD student (2016-2020)
Antonella Tabasso, PhD student (2016-2020)
Marta Poblocka, PhD student (2017-2021)
Marta Falcicchio, PhD student (2018-2022)
Vinesh Dhokia, PhD student (2018-2022)
Jake Ward, PhD student (2019-2022)
Hanna Smith, PhD student (2019-2023)
Fares Almansour, PhD student (2019-2023)
Christian Clarke, PhD student (2020-2023)
Buwei He, PhD student (2019-2023)
Anes Saleh, PhD Student (2020-2024)
Abdullah Al-Radaddi, PhD student (2020-2024)

STUDENTS
AND VISITING
SCIENTISTS

Neha Sabnis, MSc Student (2009)
Dean Hallam, MSc Student (2010)
Deepthi Dasari, MSc Student (2010)
Mayur Bokhiria, MSc Student (2011)
Kaori Kashi, MSc Student (2012)
Ahalya Sekhar, MSc Student (2012)
Maria Acosta, MSc Student (2013)
Mohammed Isse, MSc Student (2014)
Laura Pacheco, MSc Student (2015)
Jason Rodencal, MSc Student (2015-16)
Yu Shi, MSc Student (2017)
Adam Malik, MSc Student (2019)
Cherie Akpotor, MSc Student (2020)
Carla Bayliss, MSc Student (2021)
Ethan York, MSc Student (2023)

Martin Price, Project Student (2008)
Denula Suthaharan, Project Student (2009)
Liam Musto, Project Student (2009)
Ann Akeredolu, Project Student (2010)
Rajeeve Parmar, Project Student (2011)
Chris Jones, Project Student (2012)
Sami Kimyongur, Project Student (2012)
Nick Sillet, Project Student (2013)
Rima Basu, Project Student (2013)
Harry Waterworth, Project Student (2014)
Tim Wormull, Project Student (2014)
Christina Halm, Project Student (2015)
Justine Dacanay, Project Student (2015)
Sam Resendez, Project Student (2016)
Angie Anifalaje, Project Student (2016)
Jonathan Harding, Project Student (2017)
Sophie Stevenson, Project Student (2017)
Lydia Terrell, Project Student (2018)
Cherie Akpotor, Project Student (2018)
Anna Jurkiewicz, Project Student (2019)
Clementien Bird, Project Student (2019)
Aimen Nasir, Project Student (2020)
Mary Dosumu, Project Student (2020)
Leena Wassim, Project Student (2021)
Ben Yates, Project Student (2021)
Cordelia Taylor-Byne, Project Student (2022)
Amy Cheetham, Project Student (2022)

Florian Busch, Erasmus/Project Student (2008)
Ionica Masgras, Erasmus Student (2009-10)
Marc de Manuel, Erasmus/Project Student (2013)

Eduard Teixidor, Erasmus/Project Student (2014)
JM Escorsa, Erasmus/Project Student (2014)
Lenny Ferreira, Erasmus/Project Student (2014)
Carlos Martínez, Erasmus/Project Student (2015)
Laura Castilla, Erasmus/Project Student (2015-16)
Mireia Casulleras, Erasmus/Project Student(2016)
Júlia Ortega, Erasmus/Project Student (2016)
Chlóe Peubez, Erasmus/Project Student (2017)
Yoel Sánchez, Erasmus/Project Student (2017)
Hamsa Naser, Erasmus/Summer Student (2017)
Rebeca Melero, Erasmus/Project Student (2017)
Laura Vergara, Erasmus/Project Student (2017)
Alice Cadiz, Erasmus/Project Student (2018)
Alice Panigutti, Erasmus/Project Student (2018)
David Pujal, Erasmus/Project Student (2018)
Cčlia Ventura, Erasmus/Project Student (2018)
Carolina Franco, Erasmus/Project Student (2018)
Manon Szczepan, Erasmus/Project Student (2019)
Júlia Rius, Erasmus/Project Student (2019)
Liliana Restrepo, Erasmus/Project Student (2019)
Marc Valeros, Erasmus/Project Student (2019)
Kimberley Nobel, Erasmus/Project Student (2019)
Julia Bonjoch, Erasmus/Project Student (2020)
Júlia Gras, Erasmus/Project Student (2022)
Maria Grifeu, Erasmus/Project Student (2022)
Warda Ahmed, Visiting Scientist (2022)
Burak Oymak, Visiting Scientist (2022)
Christos Mavrommatis, Visiting Scientist (2023)
Sandra Landa, Erasmus/Project Student (2024)
David Medina, Erasmus/Project Student (2024)   

PICTURES  
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in Summer 2024
The MOCAA Lab SOUTH
 in Semptember 2023  
 
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in Summer 2023 
 
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in December 2022
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in Summer 2022
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in December 2021
The MOCAA Lab NORTH
 in December 2019
The MOCAA Lab
 in Summer 2019
The MOCAA Lab
 in December 2018
The MOCAA Lab
in Summer 2018
The MOCAA Lab
in December 2017
The MOCAA Lab
in Summer 2017
 
The MOCAA Lab
in December 2016
The MOCAA Lab
in May 2016
LabMay16
The MOCAA Lab
in December 2015
LabDec15
The MOCAA Lab
in Summer 2015
Lab Jun 15
M. Althubiti and S. Macip at the ICSA meeting (Santiago de Compostela, 2015)
The MOCAA Lab
in April 2014
Lab April 14
J. Samuel, S. Macip
and M. Dyer in 2014
The MOCAA and
Dyer Labs in 2013
The MOCAA Lab in 2013
J. Samuel, A. Wignall and
S. Macip at the UK CLL Forum (London, 2012)
UK CLL Forum
The MOCAA Lab, 2011