Manuel Perez Alonso
president of the Valencian Bioregion Professor of Genetics University of Valencia Spain
Manuel Pérez Alonso (PhD in Molecular Genetics) is a Professor of Genetics at the University of Valencia. He participated in five international genome sequencing consortia and (as PI) in a number of basic research projects. He is promoter and founding partner in four biomedical companies: Valentia BioPharma (www.valentiabiopharma.com), The Institute of Genomic Medicine (www.imegen.es), GenAGen (www.genagen.es) and Genera Biotech (www.generabiotech.com), all of them located at the University of Valencia Science Park. His research is now focused in the development of genomics tools for genetic testing. He also contributes to biopharmaceutical research through the study of the pathways leading to rare genetic disease. He is President of the Valencia BioRegion (BIOVAL) and President of the Spanish Association of Entrepreneurs in Science.
Development of genomic tools for genetic testing of inherited disease. I also contribute to biopharmaceutical research in the understanding of biological pathways leading to rare genetic disease.