Adela Orellana has MSc (Biology) and PhD (Analytical Chemistry) degrees from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She is Head of Laboratory at Fundació ACE Institut Català de Neurociències Aplicades since 2016.
She is responsible of managing the Collection of Samples from Fundació ACE and to lead the Biomarkers line of research. She also participates in several of the research projects coordinated and lead by Fundació such as GR@ACE and ADAPTED.
Previously she was at the Pharma industry organizing and performing Drug Screening campaigns, from assay development to hit profiling. Prior to that, she was Research Scientist at Gene Technology Department of VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland where she design and develop reagents for signal amplification of fluorescence assays.