Ana Esteban

Laboratory, Technician

Ana Esteban Miró received her degree as a clinical laboratory technician from Tortosa (I.E.S de l’Ebre, 2005) and as a pathology technician from Tarragona (I.E.S Cal·lípolis, 2007). She received her degree in biomedicine from the University of Barcelona in 2013 and her degree in integrated management systems quality, environment, i+d+i and safety from Spanish Open University (UNED, 2014).

She currently works for the Department of Epidemiology at the Catalan Institute of Oncology in the Infections and Cancer Laboratory as a laboratory technician.

Her duties include microscope slide sectioning, staining and tissue embedding for national and international studies as well as collaborations with other groups of investigation within the institute.

She also is involved in the determination of HPV DNA testing in the opportunistic screening of women in Catalonia, Spain, coordinated by the Department of Epidemiology at the same institute, and diagnostic viral detection in HPV-related diseases. In addition, she would like to advance in her knowledge from the relationship of different HPV infections and cancer.