Carmen Rubio, PhD
Trained in science at the University of Valencia, Spain, Dr Carmen Rubio specialized in cytogenetic studies in human reproduction, partly at the University of Barcelona.
Becoming interested in chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos, she completed her PhD in 2004 in Valencia in the field of Reproductive Genetics. Post-doctoral research included a sabbatical at the laboratory of Drs. Patricia Hunt and Terry Hassold at the School of Molecular Biosciences (Washington State University, USA) focused on male and female meiosis and the mechanism underlying human aneuploidy. At present, she is the Head of the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis programme for chromosomal disorders at Igenomix (Valencia, Spain).
She has published more than 100 papers in the main peer-reviewed specialist journals in the field, written several book chapters, and has presented numerous lectures at conferences worldwide. She is one of the most cited authors in the field, with more than 20 years’ professional experience. She is Professor of the Master in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia.