Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Mexico
Maria Marcela Barrio was graduated in 1991 as a Biologist at the University of Buenos Aires and obtained her PhD working on monoclonal antibodies at the Fundación Instituto Leloir. She became a Member of The National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) in 2007. She has been working in the cancer immunology as part of Dr. Mordoh´s team since 1984. Presently she is Sub-Director of the Centro de Investigaciones Oncológicas Fundación Cáncer. She has published more than 40 scientific papers about her specialty and she is working in translational research for the development of therapeutic vaccines for cutaneous melanoma.