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Mónica Cerezales González

Country of origin: Spain Currently in: Spain, Vitoria-Gasteiz General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

I am a PhD student in the Acinetobacter baumannii Research Group in the University of the Basque Country, working on mechanisms of resistante to carbapenems (cabapenemases and plasmids as its genetic support) and persistance in the hospital environment. The aim of the research is to adquire relevant knowledge of mechanisms of multidrug-resistance of clinical isolates producing carbapenemases in our country and in Bolivia and its relationship with human health and illness.

Research Keywords: 
Acinetobacter baumannii
Public Health
Nosocomial infection
Antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics
Infection
Plasmids
Bacterial genotyping

Publications resulting from Research: 


OXA‐23 carbapenemase­‐producing A.baumannii isolates detected in hospitals from Cochabamba (Bolivia). ECCMID 2016, 9­‐12 April Amsterdam.


Implementing Molecular Biology methods to control the resistance to carbapenems among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii from the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, Fifth General Assembly and International Conference, 16­‐19 May 2016, Kuwait.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Currently working on my thesis project related to Acinetobacter baumannii antibiotic resistance and the genetic support of this resistance mechanisms.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands ECCMID 2016
2015 Bilbao, Spain II Vaccines Forum in the Basque Country. Actualization in vaccines and infectious patology. UPV/EHU
2015 Bilbao, Spain Molecular Microbiology and Virology, Roche Life Science
2015 Santander, Spain Antibiotics and resistance: a recurrent challenge, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2008
University Scholarship, Government of Spain
Scholarship to study the university degree
Sep 2009
University Scholarship, Government of Spain
Scholarship to study the university degree
Apr 2010
Scholarship to study English abroad, Government of Spain
Scholarship to spend a period in a English-speaking country
Sep 2011
Erasmus movility scholarship
Scholarship to study a course of the university degree in any of the European countries
Mar 2015
Scholarship CRUE-CEPYME, Bank Santander
Three months of work in a company
Sep 2015
Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Summer Courses.
Scholarship to attend one of the courses. Santander, Spain.