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Dr Marta Monjo Cabrer

Dr Marta Monjo Cabrer
Senior Lecturer
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Brief CV

Marta Monjo received her Bachelor degree in Biology (1998) and Biochemistry (1999) at the University of Balearic Islands (UIB). PhD student at the Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences (UIB) from 2000 to 2004. PhD thesis at UIB in April 2004. Visiting researcher in 2001 and 2002 at the Institute for Nutrition Research (University of Oslo, Norway). Post-doc at the Department of Biomaterials (University of Oslo, Norway) from February 2004 to December 2008. Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences (UIB) from October 2007 to December 2008. 'Ramón y Cajal' Researcher at UIB from January 2009 until December 2013. From 2014 until 2017 she had a Contract lecturer with a doctoral degree position at UIB. Nowadays, she holds a Professor position at UIB.

She is the principal investigator of the group 'Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering' at IUNICS-UIB, coordinates de Area of Bioengineering and Experimental Surgery and member of the Internal Scientific Committee at the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de las Islas Baleares (IdISBa). She has participated in the creation of 2 biotech companies. During her postdoctoral stage at University of Oslo (2004-2008) and now as Researcher at UIB (2009- ), she has gained experience in technology transfer activities, development and manufacturing of new biomaterials, dental implants and specific medical device products. Her research has resulted up to now in the publication of more than 80 research articles, more than 80 presentations to national and international conferences, and 4 patents. She has participated in 24 R&D projects (12 as main investigator) and 21 contracts with companies. She is part of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Functional Materials and Osteology. She supervises actively postdoctoral researchers and PhD students (6 directed PhD thesis), teaches at UIB and has received several prizes for her entrepreneurship. She has been part of the executive commission of The Balearic Islands Biotechnology and Biomedical Cluster since its beginning until September 2013. She is the coordinator of the Doctoral Degree in Translational Research in Public Health and High Prevalence Diseases (TISP) from UIB-IUNICS.

She has recognized 4 teaching five-year periods, 3 research six-year periods (2000-2017), 1 technology transfer six year period (2004-2009), as well as the remuneration complements of stimulation and recognition to the teaching and the permanent training of the teacher, the research activity and the research excellence and the technology transfer of knowledge from the Balearic Government.

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Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11362 - Biomaterials
11691 - Physiological and nutritional basics in older people
11725 - Final Master's Project
20112 - Integrated Practices in Molecular and Cell Biology
21501 - General Biochemistry Laboratory
21514 - Metabolic and Biochemical Integration of Tissues
21524 - Final Degree Project
21538 - Projects in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
29802 - Human biochemistry
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