Research institute: The purpose of the ITB is the development and promotion of biomedical research of excellence, with a translational orientation and in relation to the biosanitary needs of its social environment.

Doctor by the Universidad de La Laguna with the thesis Sistemas de transporte de nitrato y nitrito en la levadura hansenula polymorpha. Aproximacion a la estructura, funcion y regulacion post-traduccional del transportador ynt1p 2001. Supervised by Dr. José Manuel Silverio Expósito.