Santos Alonso obtained her Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, Spain. After that, She became a Postdoctorate to Dr. John Armour at the Institute of Genetics of the University of Nottingham, UK. She returned to Spain thanks to a Ramon y Cajal fellowship, and presently she develops her research activities at the University of the Basque Country, Spain. Her research interests focus on human genetic variability, in particular the genetic basis of human skin pigmentation, but she also pursues any other aspects related to the impact of human evolution in the diversity patterns of the human genome, particularly signatures of adaptations to the environment and disease susceptibility.
Biography Updated on 11 July 2010