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Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD | Expert in microscopy image processing and analysis. Experienced academic writer.

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing, Newswriting
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Data & AI Statistical Analysis
Work Experience

Postdoctoral researcher

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

September 2017 - December 2018


Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

January 2016 - September 2017

Early stage researcher, Marie Curie Fellow

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

January 2013 - December 2015

Project Collaborator

MEDINA Foundation

January 2013 - January 2014

Graduate trainee

Cellular Biology Department, Università della Calabria

January 2012 - July 2012

Pharmacy Shop assistant

Farmacia Leone

June 2011 - September 2011

Erasmus Placement Fellow

Biomedical department, Cardiff University

June 2010 - October 2010

Clinical scientist

Casa di Cura Cascini (Private Hospital)

July 2008 - September 2008


PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Universidad de Granada

January 2013 - September 2017

Master Degree in Biological science

Università della Calabria

October 2008 - December 2011

Bachelor of Science

Università della Calabria

September 2005 - September 2008

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Maria Valente, Jennifer Timm, Daniel García-Caballero, Keith S. Wilson, Dolores Gonzíález-Pacanowska, Silvia N. J. Moreno (2017). Structural Characterization of Acidic M17 Leucine Aminopeptidases from the TriTryps and Evaluation of Their Role in Nutrient Starvation in Trypanosoma brucei .
Valente, M., Timm, J., Castillo-Acosta, V.M., Ruiz-Pérez, L.M., Balzarini, T., Nettleship, J.E., Bird, L.E., Rada, H., Wilson, K.S., González-Pacanowska, D.(2016). Cell cycle regulation and novel structural features of thymidine kinase, an essential enzyme in Trypanosoma brucei . Molecular Microbiology. 102. (3). p. 365-385.
Valente, Maria, Timm, Jennifer, Castillo-Acosta, Víctor M., Ruiz-Pérez, Luis M., Balzarini, Tom, Nettleship, Joanne E., Bird, Louise E., Rada, Heather, Wilson, Keith S., González-Pacanowska, Dolores (2016). Cell cycle regulation and novel structural features of thymidine kinase, an essential enzyme in Trypanosoma brucei .
Annang, F., Pérez-Moreno, G., García-Hernández, R., Cordon-Obras, C., Martín, J., Tormo, J.R., Rodríguez, L., De Pedro, N., Gómez-Pérez, V., Valente, M., et al.(2015). High-throughput screening platform for natural product-based drug discovery against 3 neglected tropical diseases: Human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and chagas disease . Journal of Biomolecular Screening. 20. (1). p. 82-91.
Valente, Maria, Watterson, Summer J., Parker, Mark D., Ford, Robert C., Young, Mark Thomas (2011). Expression, purification, electron microscopy, N-glycosylation mutagenesis and molecular modeling of human P2X4 and Dictyostelium discoideum P2XA .
Valente, M., Vidal, A.E., Pacanowska, D.G.(2016). Potential of Pyrimidine Metabolism for Antitrypanosomal Drug Discovery . A Comprehensive Analysis of Parasite Biology: From Metabolism to Drug Discovery. p. 147-170.
Maria Valente, Víctor M Castillo-Acosta, Luis M Ruiz-Pérez, Tom Balzarini, Dolores González-Pacanowska (2016). Cell cycle modulation of thymidine kinase, an essential enzyme in Trypanosoma brucei .
Maria Valente, Daniel García Caballero, Víctor Castillo-Acosta, Antonio E. Vidal, Luis M. Ruiz-Pérez, Dolores González Pacanowska (2015). Regulación y mantenimiento de los niveles de dUTP y dTTP en Trypanosoma brucei .
Maria Valente, Daniel García-Caballero, Víctor Castillo-Acosta, Antonio E. Vidal, Luis M. Ruiz-Pérez, Dolores González-Pacanowska (2014). In vitro and in vivo analysis of pyrimidine requirements in bloodstream forms of Trypanosoma brucei .