Angelita Rebollo was born in Leon, Spain, in 1960. She received her B.S. degree in biology and pharmacy (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Leon in 1982 and 1987, respectively. She worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Leon. She served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (Madrid, Sapain), Institut Pasteur (Paris, France), MIT (Boston, USA). From 1994 to 2001, she served as a Senior Research Associate of the Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, CSIC (Madrid, Spain) with her own team. Presently, she assumes a permanent position at the Inserm in Paris and at the CSIC in Madrid. She authored 7 patents, and she received the Second National Prize of the Spanish Society of Breast Cancer. She is involved in research projects related to the role of serine/threonine phosphatases in the control of apoptosis and in the creation of a startup devoted to the use of penetrating peptides as a new therapeutic approach in breast-cancer treatment. She is a Member of the Spanish and French Society of Immunology and Biochemistry.
Biography Updated on 3 March 2011