Gabriela FICZ, PhD

Queen Mary University of London, LONDON, UK

Gabriela Ficz is a Lecturer and Early Career Researcher at the Barts Cancer Institute, Centre for Haemato-Oncology, Queen Mary University, London, UK.
She did her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at the Alexandru I. Cuza University (Iasi, Romania) in 2000 and her MSc/PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Goettingen, Germany, in 2005.
She received an MRC Milstein Fund Award in 2008, a BBSRC grant (2012), an Early Career Research Funding by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (2013) and a Medical Research Council New Investigator Award (2015).
Gabriela Ficz is interested in how normal cells turn into cancer cells and what role aberrant epigenetic alterations and reprogramming events play in this process.