Dr Carmen Amador

Research Scientist


Dr Carmen Amador is a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Human Genetics Unit. Carmen studied Biology in Universidad Complutense of Madrid and undertook her PhD working in conservation genetics in Dr. Jesús Fernández’s group at INIA (Madrid). In 2013 she moved to Edinburgh to work in Chris Haley’s group. Her current research interest focuses in complex traits, particularly in the interaction between genetic and environmental causes of variation.


BSc. in Biology. Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2006

PhD in Biology. Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2012 (Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award) Dissertation: Management strategies to remove exogenous introgression