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Miss Beatriz Valdez-Moreno BSc, MRes

Postgraduate Research Student

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I was born and raised in Mexico, I used to work in a hospital as a Chemist in a clinical laboratory doing routine, I decided to be a postgraduate research student in UK looking for broaden my knowledge to share it in a future.

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it (Margaret Fuller)

Academic qualifications

2004-2007 BSc Chemist, Pharmacologist, and Biologist by Autonomous National University of Mexico.

2015-2016 Master’s in research in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine. University of Liverpool, UK.

Research interests

Previously I worked on investigating potential biomarkers in Endometrial Cancer through utilising techniques in Molecular Biology during my Masters (MRes) course.

Currently I am doing research investigating the role of PTEN (a tumour suppressor protein) which has been found to be mutated/lost in breast cancer, in particular Triple Negative Breast Cancer (a clinical subtype of breast cancer).

MPhil/PhD supervisors

Dr Yihua Wang

Dr Rob Ewing

Research funding agency/body

CONACYT (National Council of Science & Technology of the United Mexican States).

School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.


Research Project

Integrated experimental and computational approach to understand regulatory networks in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.

Research group

Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

Affiliate research group

Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS)

Miss Beatriz Valdez-Moreno
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 85/3041-48

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