Laboratory Operations Team Manager
Tel: 01223 748614
Silvia joined the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit in March 2016 as Scientific Project & Laboratory Coordinator and now has the role of Laboratory Operations Team Manager within the Operations Group.
Silvia’s work involves the operational project and laboratory management of the CEU’s large sample bio-repository which holds over one million of human biological samples from large UK blood donor cohorts such as INTERVAL and COMPARE as well as international global health studies like BELIEVE, BRAVE, SHINES, PROMIS and MAVERIK. Silvia’s work also includes overseeing and sourcing the Unit’s novel biological assay pipelines as well as supervising the Laboratory Management Team.
Prior to joining the CEU, Silvia worked for over a decade in Switzerland and Spain in different areas of research and healthcare including academia, biotechnology spin offs, hospitals, and pharma industry such as Hoffmann-La Roche, Covance CLS and ETH Zürich amongst others.
Silvia holds a biomedical degree specialized in clinical laboratory diagnostics which she completed in A Coruña, Spain.