Silvia Lope
Research Support Technician

Servei de Ressonància Magnètica Nuclear

Edifici C - Campus UAB

08193 Cerdanyola del Vallés, Barcelona


Office C2/-141
Tel. 93 581 37 84
Fax 93 581 37 84
Short biography
  • Degree in Physics from the University of Zaragoza (1999)
  • Scholarship Erasmus introduction to research under the supervision of Prof.. C. Odin, Université de Rennes I, France (1999-2000)
  • Research technician at Prof. M.F.  Brown group, University of Arizona, U.S.A. (2000)
  • Graduate research & teaching assistant, University of Arizona, U.S.A. ( 2001-2002)
  • Master of Science Physics, inder the supervisition of Prof. M.F. Brown, University of Arizona, U.S.A. (2002)
  • Research specialist at Prof. T.P. Trouard gorup, Radiology Department,  University of Arizona, U.S.A (2003-2006) 
  • TSuperior technical support SeRMN-UAB research (since 2006)
  • PhD in Physics at UAB under the direction of Prof.. T.P. Trouard, University of Arizona, under the tutorship of Prof.. M.J. Yzuel, UAB (2007)
  • Visiting researcher Dr. group. A.K. Grant, Division of MRI Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA (2010)
  • Associate Professor at Biochemistry Department and Molecular Biology - UAB (since 2013)
Thesis title

High Resolution Diffusion Tensor Imaging in small animals with radial acquisition

Research line(s)

Development, implementation and optimization of imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRI / MRS) at high magnetic field for biomedical applications, biological and food.

  • Studies by diffusion tensor imaging in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Molecular imaging studies of the brain MRSI tumor progression and MRS.
  • Studies of water mobility in plants.
  • Studies of fat distribution by MRI and MRS