Marco Mariotti / Principal Investigator
Marco Mariotti graduated in Biotechnologies (BSc) and Bioinformatics (MSc) in his hometown Bologna, Italy. He then obtained a PhD in Biomedicine at the Centre de Regulació Genòmica / Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, supervised by Roderic Guigó. He later worked as postdoc at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (USA), after a brief stint at University College Cork (Ireland).
In May 2021, he joined the Universitat de Barcelona as Ramón y Cajal Fellow / Group Leader.
A more extensive CV is available here.
Emerson Sullivan / Visiting Undergraduate Student
Emerson is a fourth year undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins University, located in Baltimore, Maryland USA. He is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Biology, with additional minors in Computational Medicine and Applied Math & Statistics. Emerson is also a member and two year captain of the Johns Hopkins varsity water polo team and some of his additional hobbies include surfing, climbing, spending times outdoors, and eating delicious food.
Emerson joins our group for a summer project co-supervised by Roderic Guigó (CRG), focused on assessing the status of selenoprotein gene annotation in Ensembl.