Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Master students to join the team (see openings) !


Chus Perteguer

Head Scientist

Javier Sotillo

Miguel Servet I fellow, started December 2018

Ana Hernández

Postdoctoral Researcher, started June 2013


PhD Student

Karen Montaño

PhD Student, started February 2019

Patricia González Gómez

Research Assistant, started June 2021

  • Técnico de Laboratorio at CampusFP in 2020

This could be you !

See openings for more info
email: <Send us (Chus or Javier) and email!>

Master and Bachelor Students

This could be you!


Pamela Campioli

In the Molecular Helminthology Lab from Jan 2014 to July 2017.
Role: PhD student

Juli Huamaco

In the Molecular Helminthology Lab from May 2016 to May 2018, now at 3p Biopharmaeuticals as Down Stream Production
Role: Research Assistant Programme FGJ (PEJ15/BIO/TL-0215)

Ana Álvarez

In the Molecular Helminthology Lab from May 2019 to May 2020, now at Barcelona Supercomputing Centre as Masters Student
Role: Research Assistant, started July 2020

VisitorsMaster StudentsBachelor Students
David Becerro Recio, 2020 Laura Urrea del Corral, 2017 María Cisneros, 2020
Mona Mahmoud, 2019 Silvia de Pablos Llorente, 2016 Jesús Martín Bartolomé, 2019
Sandra Gómez Fuentes, 2014 Ana Trujillo del Rio, 2016 Sergio González Acosta, 2014
José Ignacio Fernández Velasco, 2014
Elena Charro González, 2014
Luciana Rosalía Vaccaro Muñoz, 2012

In memoriam

Teresa Gárate Ormaechea (1956-2018)

Role: Former Director and founder of the Helminths Laboratory. PhD, Head Scientist and Head of the Parasitology Research and Diagnostic Laboratory from the National Centre for Microbiology at Instituto de Salud Carlos III. She created the helminth lab with a focus on basic clinic that combined classic parasitology with the most innovative molecular biology approcahes learnt during her postdoctoral stage in several UK centres, such as the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR, London).

Administrative Support

Alicia Fernández is helping us (and other groups) with administration.