Dr. María del Valle Palomo Ruiz
Valle obtained her BSc in Chemistry in 2008 and in that year she joined the Medicinal Chemistry Institute at CSIC with Prof. A. Martínez to develop neurogenic and neuroprotective drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. In 2012 she obtained her PhD and in 2013 she joined The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla with Prof. P. Dawson. She focussed in the development of Quantum Dot nanoparticles and peptide synthesis and conjugation. In 2016 she returned to Spain as Juan de la Cierva fellow at the Centre for Biological research from CSIC. In 2018, she established her own research group thanks to a Junior Leader fellowship from la Caixa. In 2021, she moved her lab to IMDEA Nanociencia and is now head of the lab of Biosensors in Neuroscience.