Manuel Gavilán Herrera

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Born in Madrid in 1996. He is an aerospace engineering graduate (B. Sc. and M. Sc.) by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2020). After one academic year in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering at Purdue University (IN, USA) and working as a flight dynamics engineer, he decides to move diametrically and pursue the master´s degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2022).  Now, funded by “La Caixa INPhINIT Retaining” fellowship, he envisions to capitalize on its double expertise to successfully complete his doctoral studies in the Molecular Mechanics of the Cardiovascular System lab at CNIC. During his PhD he will investigate the role of the giant protein titin on myosatellite stem cells differentiation.