Joan Martí Carreras (aka Joan Martí-Carreras) is a PhD candidate at Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Unit (ZIDU), at the Rega Institut, KU Leuven; under the supervision of Prof. Piet Maes and Prof. Marc van Ranst.
He holds a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) training network scholarship, as Early-stage researcher 15 at HONOURs MSCA under the project: “Full-length genomic NGS assembly of viral pathogens with large (>100 kbp) genomes”.
His research interests include evolutionary biology, genomics, transcriptomics, programming and virology.
He is specially interested in developing long-read library preparations for MinION sequencing, using Human Cytomegalovirus, from the Herpesviridae family, as study system. He is also interested in virus discovery from insects and rodents of the humansphere and using NGS platforms.
PhD in Biomedicine (Virolgy)
Msc in Bioinformatics for Health Science, 2017
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
BSc in Genetics, 2015
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Courses followed during HONOURs MSCA training network: