Dr. María José Godoy
Obtained her undergraduate degree in Bioanalysis from Universidad Central de Venezuela and her PhD in Biological Science at Universidad Simon Bolívar, with honors. Her awarded thesis was on molecular analysis of the main myeloid acute leukemias, and detection of several genes associated with the response to treatments. She became the Research Coordinator of Fundación Jacinto Convit during the years 2015-2017. Since then she has been a Research Collaborator for the Jacinto Convit World Organization, and author of peer reviewed publications to continue Dr. Convit’s work in cancer immunotherapy.
Her past experiences include working in the Cellular Biology Laboratory at Universidad Simon Bolívar. Dr. Godoy has participated in several trainings and scientific symposiums in several countries and has an international certification in molecular biology from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois in Chicago.