Inés García Rodríguez is a PhD candidate at the OrganoVIR Labs at the Amsterdam UMC location AMC. She has a B.Sc. in Biotechnology and a M.Sc. in Advanced Therapies and Innovation in Biotechnology. Inés is an ESR from the OrganoVIR consortium. Her PhD project focuses on the characterization of Parechovirus (PeV-A) infection using human-based model of the airway and intestinal epithelium and cerebral organoids.
Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC) is one of the foremost research institutions in the Netherlands and one of its largest hospitals, with 1500 staff members employed in medical research. The Amsterdam UMC research is organized in 7 themes within the AMC Research Institute, where AMC Principal Investigators (PIs) are appointed to develop their own research lines. The AMC Graduate School organizes doctorate level academic training of AMC PhD students (209 PhD rewarded in 2016). This concentration of expertise makes the center a breeding ground for fruitful scientific collaborations.