Full name: Josep Duato Botam
Passport number: AAD897693
Date and place of birth: 04-10-1988, Valencia (Spain); 24 years old.
Phone number: +32 0476 74 44 29
Veterinary Medicine B.Sc. Honors performed in three different spanish universities: UCH-CEU Valencia, FVZ Zaragoza & FVM Murcia.
Degree title obtained in a Spanish Veterinary Medicine School with over a 150 years of tradition: the Veterinary Faculty within the University of Zaragoza, Spain.
Average score: 3’56 (in a scale 0-4)
9’31 (in a scale 0-10)
IELTS: 7 Overall Score (out of 9). 7’5 Reading & Listening, 6’5 Speaking, 6 Writting.
Academic and professional honors (Cambridge x2, Cornell)
5th laboratory experience
Position: Erasmus Work Placement, Nick Brown’s Laboratory.
Location: The Welcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.
Advisor: Dr. Aidan Maartens
Duration: 3 months (01-07-2013 –> 30-09-2013).
Topic: Focal Adhesion proteins characterization in D. melanogaster embryo haemocyte’s phagosomes and cell membrane, in vivo.
4th laboratory experience
Position: Summer student in the Cornell Leadership Program for Veterinary Students 2012.
Location: Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
Advisor: Dr. Matthew DeLisa.
Duration: 2 months (04-06-2012 until 10-08-2012).
Topic: Characterization of Outer Membrane Vesicle production in different bacteria strains and gene knock-outs.
* In the following link you will see a small presentation resume (of my CV and interests) I did for the rest of the participants before commencing the 2012 CORNELL LEADERSHIP Pogram for Veterinary Students –> https://cornell-leadership-program.backpackit.com/pub/2761643-josep-s-home-page
3rd laboratory experience
Position: Summer student in the Fundamentals of Veterinary Science Summer School 2011.
Location: Department of Biochemistry, Sanger Building, University of Cambridge, UK.
Advisor: Dr. Tom Monie and Dr. Chris Howard
Duration: 2 months (June 19th untill august 20th, 2011)
Topic: NLRP10 Pyrin domain: purification and biophysical assays.
*** Awarded in the Fundamentals of Veterinary Science Summer School 2011 with the Best Research Project of the Summer School. We will likely to submit a publication this year based on that project.
2nd laboratory experience
Position: Collaboration grant provided by the Spanish Ministry of Education.
Location: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Zaragoza.
Advisor: Dr. Jesús de la Osada García
Duration: 2010-2011 academic year.
Topic: Cloning and expression of hepatic FSP27
1st laboratory experience
Position: Summer internship within the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC).
Location: Valencia Biomedicine Institute (IBV; CSIC).
Advisor: Professor Vicente Rubio Zamora. IBV’s director at this time.
Duration: 2 months (July – August 2010).
Topic: Production of recombinant proteins of biomedical interest. Protein structure and function studies.
Veterinary Medicine practical experience
- Erasmus externship within the University of Gent Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Hospital, Belgium. From mid-September ’12 until mid-May ’13.
Private Veterinary Clinical Practice
- One month visiting my home town Veterinary Clinic. July 01-31, 2009. Luvivet S.L. La Eliana (Valencia), Spain.