Francisco Barros Angueira

10-barrosHead of Laboratory at the Galician Public Foundation for Genomic Medicine since January 2000.

As Head of Laboratory he is responsible for quality control and diagnostic applications of sequencing in internal exercises of the European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (EMQN) in the field of rare disease diagnose and diagnostic applications of sequencing and CGH microarrays and the Programme for External Quality Assessment in Hematology organized by the Spanish Association of Hematology and Hemotherapy (SEHH).

He is a member of the Spanish Association of Human Genetics, the CIBER of Rare Diseases (CIBERER) and the Spanish Association of Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics. He carries out his welfare work in rare diseases genetic diagnosis, mainly pediatric and neurological diseases, besides investigating in the areas of pharmacogenetics and transfer of new technologies to clinic.

His experience in working with genetics laboratory, both diagnosis and biomarkers for predicting response to treatment, results in the management of 10 theses and more than 96 papers in SCI journals in Clinical and Molecular Genetics. In recent years he has participated in several research projects funded by both public agencies and private entities.