Elena Blanco Suarez

San Diego, CA, US
Field of Work 
Neuroscience
 
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Company 
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Job Title or "Student" 
Postdoctoral researcher
Education 
University of Bristol, UK
Degree 
Biology and Biochemistry
Education Level 
PhD
Profile Biography 
I'm a neuroscientist, originally from Spain. I did my undergrad and masters degree in Spain and studied one year abroad in Greece. In 2010 I moved to the UK and got my PhD in Biochemistry in the University of Bristol. In 2014 I finally moved to San Diego and started working at the Salk Institute. I'm also involved in different science education and communication projects, including blogging, public speaking, organizing hands-on activities, and many more.

Soy neurocientífica, originariamente de España. Cursé mi licenciatura en Biología y mi master en España, y también pasé un año estudiando en Grecia. En 2010 me mudé a Reino Unido para hacer mi PhD en Bioquímica en la Universidad de Bristol. Por fin, en 2014 vine a San Diego para trabajar en el Salk Institute. Además, formo parte de varios proyectos de divulgación científica y educación, que incluyen colaboraciones en varios blogs, charlas, organización de actividades, y otras muchas cosas.
Interests 
Writing/blogging, Pets, Reading, Travel, Sports, Other
Race & Ethnicity 
White
Level of Participation 
After-school visit, In-school visit, Online role model, Summer camp visit
My Experience 
I have been a Role Model many times.
Availability 
Evenings, Weekends
Resources 
Career exploration activities, Identifying other role models, Online Mentoring (email or Skype), Other
Program Affiliation 
None
Other Interests 
Music
Other Resources 
Information about other resources and activities to further mentoring for students.

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