Head of central facilities at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG, Barcelona).
She worked as an associate researcher at the BioMedical Research Institute (IRB, Barcelona, 2007-2012), studying the function and therapeutic potential of metastasis tumor suppressor genes. Project manager at the Genomic Regulation Center (CRG, Barcelona), where she was subsequently appointed as head of central facilities (2013-present). She is responsible for the operational and financial management of the basic facilities program (which includes 7 basic facilities and 2 internal services), while ensuring the provision of cutting-edge technologies and services and coordinating network and network activities spread among others.
Represents the CRG in the EU-Life Alliance (eulife.EU) central facilities working group.
Monica Morales completed her doctoral studies (Barcelona, 2002) and moved to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, 2002-2007) where she performed a postdoctoral tour on DNA damage signaling pathways and repair mechanisms.