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Katherine D., Ph.D.

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Katherine earned a B.S in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in translational breast cancer research at the University of Miami, FL, where her work was aimed at investigating the host contributions to the metastatic process in breast cancer. During this time, her research involved both pre-clinical and clinical studies. She has written grant applications for government and private funding agencies, including interdisciplinary projects in the fields of translational breast cancer research, oncology, pathology, immunology, and psychiatry. In addition, she has broad experience in writing and editing manuscripts, conference abstracts, and experimental protocols. Her work has been published in a variety of journals including Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, Journal of Immunology, PLoS ONE, Oncogene, EMBO Molecular Medicine, Nucleic Acid Research, and Biochemical Pharmacology. Katherine has lived and worked in the US, Germany, Spain, Colombia, and Brazil, and she is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and German. Currently, she is furthering her professional and academic acumen with a goal to attend medical school. Katherine joined the BioScience Writers team to combine two of her greatest passions, science and languages.