Sonia Borrell, PhD

Professional activities at Swiss TPH

  • Manager of the new BSL-3 laboratory at the SwissTPH
  • Establish and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to work with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Brucella
  • Train and supervise personnel within the BSL-3 laboratory
  • Manage the M. tuberculosis strains and DNA collections in Prof. Gagneux's Unit
  • Conduct independent and collaborative research projects in line with the overall research direction in Prof. Gagneux's Unit

Higher education and qualifications

  • 2003: BSc Biology, Clinical and Microbiology specialty, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 2003: Erasmus fellowship. University of Copenhagen. Statens Serum Institute. Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2005: PhD in Clinical Microbiology. Microbiology Department. Faculty of Medicine. University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 2009: Postgraduate in Phylogeny and population genetics. University of Barcelona. Spain

Past professional activities

  • 2001: Periodical substitutions as Laboratory technician. Microbiology department, Matar
No highlight Publications selected.