Carla Cofiño Fabres

PhD Candidate

Carla holds a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from University of Barcelona (Spain) and a Master’s degree in Bioengineering from IQS – University Ramon Llull (Spain). During her master’s thesis at Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia she gain expertise in tissue engineering and 3D-bioprinting. In 2018, she joined the AST group as a PhD candidate, where her main goal is to identify new key molecular pathways and regulatory elements for cardiac subtype specification and enhance its maturation in a heart-on-chip model in order to improve the procedures to generate and culture cardiac cells for disease modeling and therapeutic applications.