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IBEC Seminar: Joan Seoane
Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am–11:00 am
Intratumor heterogeneity in brain cancerJoan Seoane, Group Leader / Director of Translational Research at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO)
Joan Seoane is a Group Leader and Director of the Translational Research program at the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) within the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital since 2011.
In 1998, Joan obtained his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Barcelona. Previously, in 1993, he obtained his BSc degree in Chemistry. Joan joined the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York as a post-doctoral fellow in 1998.
From 1998 to 2001, he worked as a Research Fellow and subsequently, from 2001 to 2003, as a Research Associate. He was appointed ICREA Research Professor in 2004 and joined VHIO.
In 2007, he became a member of the EMBO Young Investigator program and the recipient of a European Research Council (ERC) grant in 2008. Later, he obtained two ERC Proof of Concept grants (2011, 2013). In 2008, he became Board member of the European Association of Cancer Research (EACR) and Professor of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
In 2012, founded Mosaic Biomedicals as a spin-off company from his lab and, in 2013, he was the recipient of the Dr. Josef Steiner Award. In 2016, he became Secretary General of the EACR.