Vanessa Smer-Barreto

Research Fellow

Vanessa is a cross-disciplinary post-doctoral fellow supported funded by the Medical Research Council and the University of Edinburgh; she graduated in 2017 from the University of Edinburgh with a PhD in Astronomy. Vanessa's research interests include cellular senescence, senolytics discovery for anticancer therapy, and genotype-phenotype interactions using machine/deep learning methods. She works in collaboration with JC Acosta's and Neil Carragher's labs at the Institute of Genetic and Molecular Medicine. In her spare time she likes to dance, skate, and read.